About Me

© 2014 Andrea Reese

© 2014 Andrea Reese


  • Conducted research for clients since 2001
  • Created and managed over 2,000 memorials for Find A Grave since 2009
  • Have written and/or transcribed over 1,300 blog posts for the Genealogy Lady blog since November 2012
  • Conducted historical clothing research & constructed theatrical and historical garments from 1987-1999 in university and professional theatre settings, including the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut, and the Sacramento Theatre Company

Genealogical Education

Current Memberships



Dear Mother, Love Daddy: The World War II Letters of Roscoe and Gladys Yegerlehner, [volume 1], 2015.

Alfred M. Dicks of Crawford County, Illinois, 2014.


“Extra! Extra! Read All About…Your Family.” Genealogists.com. Official Blog of Genealogists.com, 20 April 2015. http://blog.genealogists.com/2015/04/extra-extra-read-all-about-your-family.html

“Buried Treasure in Land Records.” Genealogists.com. Official Blog of Genealogists.com, 20 March 2015. http://blog.genealogists.com/2015/03/buried-treasure-in-land-records.html

“Using Guardianship Records.” Genealogists.com. Official Blog of Genealogists.com, 21 February 2015. http://blog.genealogists.com/2015/02/using-guardianship-records.html

“90% – Why Hire A Professional Firm.” Genealogists.com. Official Blog of Genealogists.com, 19 December 2014. http://blog.genealogists.com/2014/12/90-why-hire-professional-genealogist.html : 2014.

“Criminal Ancestry.” Genealogists.com. Official Blog of Genealogists.com, 4 December 2014. http://blog.genealogists.com/2014/12/criminal-ancestry.html : 2014.

“A New Partnership – DNA Research and Traditional Genealogy.” Genealogists.com. Official Blog of Genealogists.com, 20 November 2014. http://blog.genealogists.com/2014/11/a-new-parternship-dna-research-and.html : 2014.


  • Gayfield, Cheri. “Woman’s Blog Brings Back Memories for Kentland Residents.” Newton County Enterprise (Kentland, Indiana), 1 May 2013, p. 6.
  • LeGarreta, Raina. “Memoirs and Memories.” Elk Grove Citizen (Elk Grove, California), 1 February 2013, p. A7, col. 1-5.
  • Webb, Gini. “May I Introduce to You…Deborah Sweeney.” Geneabloggers.com. 20 May 1913. http://www.geneabloggers.com/introduce-deborah-sweeney/