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Our Services

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What We Offer

Starting a Tree

Want to start a tree? Don't know where to begin? Kickstart your journey with our tailored  introductory sessions. Each session is 1 hour, spread over 3 days. We will guide you through the process of creating an accurate and detailed family tree, based on factual evidences. Contact us today to embark on this fascinating exploration of your family history!

Fact Checker

Already established a tree and want to verify that your information is accurate? This service is for you. Our Fact Checker service meticulously examines your existing family tree, cross-referencing information to ensure its accuracy and completeness. Whether you're looking to confirm relationships, validate historical details, or rectify inconsistencies, our expert team is here to provide thorough verification. 

Translation/Transcription
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Unlock the secrets of your Italian heritage. Our team specializes in translating and transcribing Italian documents, including birth certificates, marriage records, and more. Whether you're tracing your Italian ancestry or delving into historical records, we provide accurate and reliable translations to help you uncover your family's story. Let us help decipher and enrich your genealogical journey.

Mentor and Tutoring

Classes for begging your research, intermediate, and advanced research techniques are conducted in a series of 1 hour, spread over 3 days.

Lectures will be on a variety of subjects relating to genealogy. These will be 1 hour events with a half hour of Q&A.

Lineage Locator

Stuck on a particular branch of your family tree? Have you hit a road block that seems impossible? Our Lineage Locator service will help you break the barriers. We are experienced in overcoming the complex challenges and navigating through genealogical dead ends. Don't let obstacles halt your progress - let us guide you through them and uncover the secrets of your ancestry.

Personalized Research

Our Personalized Research service encompasses a wide range of genealogical inquires, addressing any and all aspects of your family history. Whether you're delving into ancestral origins, tracing lineage, or exploring familial connections, our expert team is equipped to assist you. From uncovering historical records to deciphering family narratives, we're dedicated to providing comprehensive support for your genealogical journey. Contact us today to embark on a deeper exploration of your heritage.

Online Family Tree Management

Our Online Family Tree Management service! For just $90 per month, let us take the reins of your family tree on your preferred online platform, saving you valuable time and effort. Our dedicated team of genealogical experts will meticulously manage and enhance your family tree, dedicating at least 3 hours each month to ensure its accuracy and expansion.

 

With our service, you can delegate the time-consuming task of maintaining your family tree, allowing you to focus on other aspects of your life. We'll verify existing information, correct any inaccuracies, add missing details, and explore new branches to enrich your family tree. Stay informed throughout the process with regular progress reports, allowing you to cherish and celebrate the discoveries within your ancestry. Simplify your genealogy journey today—contact us to get started!

Heritage Tracer

Were you or someone in your family adopted? Let us help you find your biological relatives. Our Heritage Tracer service specializes in tracing biological connections. Whether you're searching for birth parents, siblings, or other relatives, our team is dedicated to assisting you in this deeply personal journey. You can begin unraveling the mystery of your heritage today.

Probate Research and Missing Heirs

It may be necessary to conduct a due diligence search to locate and legally serve all distributees of an estate. In some cases, known or unknown heirs need to be located. Sometimes there are no heirs and proof is needed. We locate missing and unknown heirs for attorneys, executors, and family.

In such cases, proper documentation, information, and a signed statement will be provided to establish legal descent.

DNA Test Management

Introducing our newest service: DNA Management.

 

We understand the profound importance of unraveling the threads of your ancestry, and we're here to make that journey smoother and more fulfilling for you.

 

With our monthly subscription service, priced at just $30, we offer a personalized approach to connecting DNA matches to your family tree. Imagine the thrill of discovering long-lost relatives or piecing together branches of your family tree that were previously unknown.

 

Here's how it works:

Each month, dedicated experts devote their time to meticulously analyzing your DNA matches. We commit to completing 2-3 matches per month for each client, ensuring thoroughness and attention to detail.

 

Whether you're curious about your heritage, seeking to fill gaps in your family history, or simply eager to uncover the stories embedded in your DNA, our service is tailored to meet your needs.

 

Flexibility is key. Choose between a monthly or yearly subscription plan, whichever suits your preferences and budget best.

 

Ready to embark on this captivating journey of discovery? Sign up now and let us unlock the secrets hidden within your DNA.

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What Is Included

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"Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought"
           - Albert Szent-Györgyi

Our Process

At Generations, we pride ourselves on a process that puts your genealogical journey first. After initial contact, we start the exploration with a 3 hour consultation deposit. During this session, we will delve into your family history goals, provide consultation, establish the scope of the project, craft a research plan, and provide up to 3 hours of focused research time.

For ongoing support, we offer contract options, ensuring continuous assistance throughout your genealogical endeavors.

To maximize efficiency, we request access to your existing tree and DNA results if applicable, allowing us to integrate all available information seamlessly.

Throughout the research process, we keep you informed with interim reports and updates during research projects. Additionally, we provide further  recommendations based on our findings.

Please note that while we charge for our core services. Additional expenses such as printing, record fees, notary fee, parking, postage will be billed separately. 

Service Area

We serve clients across the country and around the world, our genealogical expertise knows no bounds.

Our in-person research services cover the following counties: Schenectady, Albany, Rensselaer, Columbia and Saratoga. Our team is equipped to navigate local repositories and archives, ensuring comprehensive access to vital records, church documents, and historical archives.

Beyond our immediate service area, we extend our reach to provide document retrieval services for New York State and New Jersey State records. Whether you're searching for birth certificates, marriage records, land deeds, or immigration documents, we leverage our network to obtain the records you need regardless.

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