Cynthia Maharrey was born and raised in a small town in West Virginia before the turn of the century. Fascinated by the intricacies that make up her own family history, she has been researching and studying it since the late 1900's.
A graduate of Berea College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Cynthia also holds a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. Specializing in census, deed, tax list, will, court and vital records research, her wheelhouses include the late 18th through early 20th centuries, with emphases on the state of Kentucky and African American research.
Cynthia has worked with individuals, attorneys, authors and more from California to New York in a variety of capacities. In addition to the usual genealogical research, she has created Kentucky-specific historical content, served as a coach in Trace’s Coaches Corner at RootsTech and appeared on the Travel Channel’s Dead Files.
A certified Kentucky Community Scholar, Cynthia was the Oral History Coordinator for the Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry, a joint project between the International Museum of the Horse, the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
As a member in good standing of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Cynthia strives to abide by its Code of Ethics and Professional Practices and consistently exceeds its annual continuing education requirements. She also serves on the board of the Kentucky Genealogical Society and is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky, the Florida State Genealogical Society, the Greenbrier County (WV) Historical Society and the Monroe County (WV) Historical Society
Visit www.NamePlaceDate.com for information on services and to contact Cynthia.