About Michael

Michael is past President of the Colorado Mountain Genealogists Society, and is currently a Volunteer Leader for WikiTree. As a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, he is presently engaging fellow genealogists with public presentations on Collaborative Genealogy and Research Ethics for the Beginner. Having recently moved to Rhode Island to better access New England Genealogical resources, he is on a never-ending quest to answer his daughter’s family history question from 2003.

Public presentations and individualized assistance provided.

Organizations and Memberships

  • 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)