is usually measured by results; however, in genealogy success is using correct
methodologies, research techniques combined with experience. There is no
guarantee of results even with the best researcher, however, a researcher will determine
the best approach, which records exist and analyze all the information
resulting in valid and sound recommendations for further successful
research. TG has 27 years of experience
and will provide the best possible positive experience.
Structure: Each line contains one (1) family surname
called a pedigree line. Each research
project will focus on one family surname at a time, of course if multiple
families are in the same area, it can be expanded to include those family
surnames in that locality.
- Project Request: Detailed
instructions of research to be conducted.
- Data Input & Sifting: Analyzing your
current documents and research and entering them into a genealogical
software program. Documents,
Photos, audio and video can be added you digital genealogical database.
- Summary Sheet: An outline of
objectives, results and future recommendations.
- Research Calendar: A listing of all
sources searched with proper citations
- Documents: Copies of all
documents attained from the research. These can be added to your
- Correspondence: Initiated as
needed to attain further documentation such as birth certificates, wills,
- Electronic format/gedcom: All data is
entered and stored on our sever as well as
providing you with a copy on a floppy or burned to a CD.
- Paper Copies: All pedigree charts and family group
sheets are printed and compiled with the documentation.
- For LDS Clients: Printer FOR with
report and/or Temple Cards with Report
- Finished Project: All the above
put in a folder or binder either delivered in person or mailed with the
Cost of Research Project: With 27 years of
experience is this field, we have noticed that for a project to be successful
it needs a minimum of 10 to 20 hours to include all of the above. At $60 per
hour, a typical project can cost as much as $1200.
Additional Types of Professional Research
CustomSearch: Customize your search with our experts. Each level of
research is at our standard rate of $60 per hour.
This does not include all of the above items in a standard project; you would
only receive the research performed, documents and the matching calendar. You
can suggest a search of specific items only.
cost is $300
customized searches available at various costs.
Looking for a Live Descendant? Are you the only one
left in your family? Trying to locate
living relatives, we can help and/or guide you.
Payment: There are a number of options to pay
for your research. In order to begin a
research project, we need at least 50% of the cost up front, this begins the
research process, and upon receipt of the remaining 50% the project will be
delivered or mailed to you. We can set
up a monthly plan or we accept most credit cards, checks and money orders. TG wants anyone
to be able to afford research by experts!
Religious Family History Corporation (RFH): Timeless Genealogies is affiliated with RFH,
a public charity registered with the IRS. Checks sent to us written to RFH Corp. can be tax deductible. If you are interested in this service, please
let us know.
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