Definition of genealogist
: a person who traces or studies the descent of persons or families
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Laura Lucas, a Pompano Beach genealogist who has an aunt and cousins buried at the cemetery, volunteered to comb through records to research who might be buried in the field.
For nearly 14 years, scientists, historians and a genealogist have studied the first submarine to sink an enemy vessel.
Cole, a paramedic who is also a history buff and an armchair genealogist, has been probing his own family history for years.
Once they are found, filed and made available, hundreds of historians, genealogists and just ‘
The hope is that one day, nature lovers, history buffs, genealogists and the curious will walk the trail and ponder the stories that comprise the area's past.
After Maier's photographs burst onto the scene eight years ago, art fans, bloggers and amateur genealogists alike have delved into the implausible back story of the reclusive, pack-rat nanny.
Moore, a genetic genealogist who runs a company called DNA Detectives, answered the phone when Casler called that day.
The vast collection, once part of a bureaucracy aptly named the Division of Ancient Records, is visited occasionally by researchers, like historians and genealogists (both academic and amateur).
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