About Michael

You can contact me at: Michael@missingroots.com.

Michael is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, past president of the Colorado Mountain Genealogists Society and owner of Missing Roots Genealogy. He holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University’s Online Program and is currently a participant in ProGen Study Group 45. He is a Volunteer Leader at WikiTree and recently started volunteering at the Puget Sound Genealogy Center in Kitsap County. He is on a never-ending quest to answer his daughter’s family tree question from 2003.

Public presentations and individualized assistance provided.

Organizations and Memberships

  • 2019-2020 ProGen Study Group 45 particpant group co-facilitator
  • 2015: Member:Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Sep 2014 to Present: Volunteer Leader at WikiTree.com
  • Jan 2015 – Nov 2016: President: Colorado Mountain Genealogists Society
  • Jan 2013 – Dec 2015: Newsletter Editor/ Webmaster: Mountain Genealogists Society
  • Actively pursuing best practices in genealogical research since 2003.
  • Member of New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • 2017 Member of New England Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Member of National Genealogical Society
  • Member of Bristol Historic & Preservation Society’s Genealogy Club
  • Past member of Colorado Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Started genealogy as a hobby in 1980.

His family tree can be found online at:

DNA at:
Gedmatch.com ID#A414581

Family Tree DNA Kit#B18540

AncestryDNA (Ancestry.com)