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Winona I Laird


Originally starting as a hobby  when I was a young child.  I have worked on my own family history for over 60 years.  After selling my Accounting and Tax Practice and retired from that business. I decided I needed a new interest.  What better than to become a Professional Genealogists since it had been my hobby for so long.

Now I  teach and assist other's on their journey through time to find those who came before them.  Through my own journey I have located living relatives in Sweden. Seeing the change of surnames when family members arrived in the United States. I have family lines back to the 15th and 16th centuries. 

From stories told to me by my grandmother about her childhood, I have written a book which I have entitled " Have Your Ever Lived In A Mining Town?"  The story takes place in Park City, Utah and Victor, Colorado.  The book is available at Xlibris Corp. www.Xlibris.com.

I'm a co-founder of the Genealogy Training Center LLC in Kent, WA.

I have taught classes for Historical Societies, Genealogical Societies. Children's school classes.  Genealogical Seminars. Continuing Education at Green River Community College, Auburn WA.  Please see the Class and Service pages for the listing.

I'm a member of the following organizations. National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies. Association of Professional Genealogists, Puget Sound Chapter of Association of Professional Genealogist which I am program chairperson and a member of their speakers Forum, South King County Genealogical Society and I'm past president and currently the educational chairperson.

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