Professional Researchers:
NOTE: This list is provided as a service to the researching community. I have not used these resources listed below, and make no claims as to the validity of their work. I am merely listing them as an option for some researchers. All transactions between you and the professional researchers listed below are between you and the researcher.

If you would like to be listed on this page, please write Jan Bony

JoAnne Haugen, Accredited Genealogist
448 NW Broadmore Ct.
Dallas, OR  97338
Phone and Fax:  (503) 831-0942


Full-time, Professional Genealogist with over 30 years of experience. 
Accredited by the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists-tested in the Mid-South states of Virginia, West Virginia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Missouri.
Six years professional genealogical experience working for the U.S. Army Casualty Office.
Former Family History Center Director.
Pioneer roots in the Pacific Northwest.

Close proximity to the Oregon State Archives and Oregon State Library, as well as the counties of Polk, Marion, Yamhill, Benton, Lincoln and Linn for research in cemeteries, courthouses and churches.  Other area of Oregon, Idaho and Washington on request. Makes quarterly trips to Salt Lake City, Utah.


Association of Professional Genealogists
Genealogical Council of Oregon-Secretary
National Genealogical Society
Willamette Valley Genealogical Society
Polk County Historical Society

Peggy Baldwin, MLS
P O Box 13217
Portland, OR 97213-0217

Areas of specialty:

Oregon Trail

Peggy, a librarian with over twenty years of genealogical research experience, descends from four lines of Oregon Trail pioneers.
She does research in Oregon and Washington libraries and courthouses, and online; providing a complete list of sources consulted,
analysis of information, and report of findings. Visit the Web site for Family Passages Genealogy for more information and to request a free estimate.

Member of:

Association of Professional Genealogists
National Genealogical Society
Genealogical Forum of Oregon
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon-California Trail Association

Gregory Toftdahl
1274 T Street
Springfield OR 97477-2423

Areas of speciality:
Oregon Newspapers
General Oregon Research
Lane County
All research fully documented. Please send inquiry for estimate. Service is prompt and reasonable.

Researching on a parttime basis since 1987.

Member of:
Association of Professional Genealogists
Genealogical Council of Oregon
Oregon Genealogical Society
Lane County Historical Society

Research, specializing in Oregon and Idaho Jewish families:

Daniel Froehlich
634 SW 7th St
Corvallis, OR 97333

Connie Lenzen, CG. Author of "The Oregon Guide to Genealogical Sources." On-site work in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas County libraries, courthouses, cemeteries, etc.

Connie Lenzen, CG
10411 SW 41st Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-6984
Phone: 503-810-4327

My name is Beverly Przybylski and I undertake research on a professional basis. My web page is I research in Coos, Douglas, Lincoln, Jackson, Josephine and Marion counties as well as at the state library, the state archives and the U of O library in Eugene. I will work in other counties on a case-by-case situation as well as generalized research out of state. I do cemetery photography and in person, on-site interviews. I am also available to give presentations to your society. I can be contacted through my web page, via email at:, or by mail at 14645 SW Osprey Dr #1212, Beaverton, OR 97007-7966.
No phone calls please.

Lona P. Downing, CG
P. O. Box 58
Lakeside, OR
(541) 759-3653
FAX (541) 759-3653

Author, editor, indexer, and researcher. Clients accepted on a limited basis.

Marsha Bradley

Difficult - hard to find - I'm your gal. Census records, obituaries, vital records, etc. I'm not a professional, but have years of history and just love to help. Marsha Bradley -

My name is Tonya Sarver and I do genealogy as a home business in Medford. I specialize in Southern Oregon research. Have access to several records for Jackson and Josephine Counties as well as other parts of the state. Please put in subject line "Research for Hire". Research is based on an hourly rate.

Tonya Sarver -(member of the Oregon APG, Rogue Valley GS and volunteer at Medford Family History Center)

Ancestor Tree
PO Box 8514
Medford, OR 97501

I would like to be of assistance to anyone who would like to obtain photocopies of documents pertaining to their family Genealogy (i.e., U.S. Censuses, Passenger Ship Lists, etc.) or Civil War ancestors (Military Pensions, Service Records, Prison Records and more).

After examining the many areas of genealogical and military resources available on my Webpage, could you be so kind as to keep my Website available for your reference or referral to anyone who may be interested ? If you wish to do so, I would be most appreciative if you would put a link on your Webpage(s) to my Website at -

Michael Anderson
Member - Military Order of the Stars and Bars (M.O.S.&B.)
Member - Sons of Confederate Veterans (S.C.V.)
Member - Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (S.U.V.C.W.)
B.A. - History; M.S.M.

I would like to add my name to your page of Professional Researchers. I live a half hour out of Washington DC and have access to the Federal Census for ALL states.

Linda Herman
1504 Birdwood Crt
Crofton MD 21114
(301) 261-0719

Research of Federal Census for ALL states
Live 1/2 out of Washington DC
$30.00 hr includes travel time

Margaret L. Ingram
Life History Consultant
P.O. Box 1339
Albany, OR 97321
Fax (541)924-0833

It is my hope you will give me the opportunity to assist you in compiling your history. You do not need to be a skilled writer to complete a life history. My goal is to increase the interest and need for writing a life history among ALL ages nationwide.

Leslie Brinkley Lawson
Lawson Research
5180 SW 198th Avenue
Aloha, OR 97007-2964

Professional Genealogist specializing in forensic genealogy, to many known as missing heir research.
Leslie also gives lectures and teaches classes; can help with the creation of a family reunion; and travel throughout the Northwest.

On-site work can be done easily in the tri-county area of Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties.  Within this area Leslie can visit libraries, courthouses, genealogical societies, etc.

Member of:
Association of Professional Genealogists-Treasurer Oregon Chapter
National Genealogical Society
Genealogical Forum of Oregon-Education Chair
Genealogical Council of Oregon-Past President

Susan Farrell Bankhead, M.A.

Areas of specialty: Oregon and Washington

Member of: Association of Professional Genealogists and Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Inc. (First Vice-President and Education Chair, 2001-2003).

Biography: Professional historian, Site Coordinator of the Bybee Howell Historic Site (Oregon Historical Society, Genealogy Instructor (Portland Community College).

Special Services: all aspects of genealogical research and family history book writing/editing; translations of French and "colonial" English; Family Heirloom preservation services

I have roots in Oregon (born and raised), and presently live in Washington.  Although my credentials list southern states, I also have experience researching in Oregon for my Pioneer ancestors.  Please e-mail me for references.  I also live near the LDS Family History Library and regularly do lookups for other researchers.  Please go to my website for more information. Thanks


Connie Barnum

841 Black Hawk
Payson, UT 84651

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Updated 09/25/2010.