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About Linda
Linda Woodward Geiger is the principal researcher, author, and lecturer, of (a subdivision of Vitaline, Inc.). Although she specializes in Georgia's state and county records prior to 1900 and a variety of federal records, particularly of the southeast region of the United States, she has extensive experience in many other geographic regions of the United States. Her personal research involves New England records. She also specializes in methods for finding elusive ancestors--those mighty brick walls. Her list of lecture topics provides more details on specific records that she regularly studies.

Linda and J. Mark Lowe, CGsm, are the principals of Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance), a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, the International Webmasters Association, and a member of numerous genealogical and historical societies.

She is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), holding credentials as a Certified Genealogistsm and as a Certified Genealogical Lecturersm. She is the Treasurer of the Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association and a directory of the Marble Valley Historical Society.

In addition to genealogy, Linda, enjoys assisting others with desk top publishing and web design.

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