Deb Eberle Downard, Tree Tracer Genealogy
Specialties: Research in southwest Missouri, northwest Arkansas, teaching basic research skills
816-216-6717 / 417-622-1404
Deb has been doing genealogy for over 30 years, not only in this country, but also gleaned information from her familial hometown of Walenstadt, Switzerland. When she started out in the small town of Eureka, KS, she was an officer in the Greenwood County Genealogical Society and wrote a newspaper column about beginning genealogy. Currently a member of the National Genealogical Society, Deb has attended two national conferences as well as many state conferences and regional workshops. Since moving to Kansas City from her hometown of Joplin in 2011, she have been increasing her client base in her research business.
Memberships: Newton County, Missouri, Genealogical Society (Friends of the Library), Jackson County, Missouri, Genealogical Society, former board member of the recently disbanded Joplin Genealogical Society, National Genealogical Society, and Daughters of the American Revolution. She is the Registrar of her DAR chapter -- Marguerite McNair Chapter in Raytown. Deb is also a photo volunteer for Find a Grave and takes pictures at Mt. Moriah Cemetery and Mausoleum with over one hundred thirty-five photos to her credit.
Research resources: Ancestry, Find-a-Grave, Missouri Digital Heritage, World Vital Records, Eastman's Online Genealogy, worldcat.org, NARA, DAR, Fold3, BLM land patents, Arphax, Genealogy Bank, and various state sites and libraries as needed.
Business info: Deb's basic research charge is $15/hr. She will do a preliminary five hour search at no charge to establish if there is enough available information to meet the client's goals. Deb is willing to travel locally at a nominal fee but distances of over 20 miles will be discussed with the client.
Legacy Tree Genealogy
Specialties: genetic genealogy; U.S. research; European research; LDS; immigration; German transcription; family biographies; personal histories; Canada; old English handwriting; genealogical Latin; Native American; African American; Russia; Mandarin Chinese; DNA; Latin records; classical, medieval, and Renaissance prosopography; South Africa; Eastern European languages including Cyrillic script; military records
P.O. Box 4042
Salt Lake City, UT 84110