Born in Rhode Island, Claire has lived in a variety of locations throughout the world with Missouri currently being her home.
After raising a large family, she returned to education and completed her BS, MLIS and two AGs to further her career as an academic educator and an in depth genealogical researcher.Currently, she is working on her doctorate from Grand Canyon University.
Besides running Timeless Genealogies, she provides technical support for the award-winning family tree software, Ancestral Quest. She is an international speaker, having lectured in England and Australia, many locations throughout the U.S. and webinars conducted online. Her areas of expertise in connection with Genealogy and Family History are Technology Advances, Social Media, US, Canadian, England, Scotland, Brick Walls with an “added emphasis” in working with and Involving Youth in Family History Genealogy. She was an online Family History professor for BYUI and an on-campus professor for Stevens-Henager College.
Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (2014) Certificate course
MLIS, Executive Program. San Jose State University [Library and Information Science] (2010)
AG® [International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional
Genealogists] England (2003-2023), Mountain States (2012-2022)
B. S. Roger Williams University [Major: Computer Information Systems] (2003)
S. Community College of RI [Major: Computer Science] (1998)
BYU-Idaho Professor of Family History
FHL Intern Coordinator
Administrator for FHL Facebook Fan Page
Developed “Learning 2.0 Skills” for Research and Family History Consultants
History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Sr. Staff Information Services Supervisor at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Sr. Research Consultant 3 for British and US/Canada at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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