Lineage Society

How much does it cost to hire a professional genealogist to help with your application?

This is the question no one ever wants to ask, but one that's crucially important. I'll be speaking here in general terms, so if you have questions about a specific case, please don't hesitate to contact me. When you're working on a lineage society application, you generally are deal with four sets of costs: The… Continue reading How much does it cost to hire a professional genealogist to help with your application?

Lineage Society

What does a lineage society application cost?

Unfortunately, there isn't a straightforward answer to that question. The cost depends on what society you join, where you join that society, and what portion of the lineage you need to document to complete your application. Smaller societies may charge you only a lifetime application fee of several hundred dollars or less. Essentially, they're charging… Continue reading What does a lineage society application cost?

Lineage Society

Money Saving Tricks for Daughters of the American Revolution Applications

One of the most common points of panic about DAR applications is the cost. With vital record certificates running up to $30 a copy, an application to the Daughters of the American Revolution can get expensive quickly. But some careful planning can save money. Here are a few questions to consider: Is the information I… Continue reading Money Saving Tricks for Daughters of the American Revolution Applications