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Melissa Finlay, AG®

Melissa Corn Finlay, AG® gained a passion for genealogy research at a young age, asking for rides to the archives before she had a driving license. She earned her BA in Family History-Genealogy from Brigham Young University and is accredited for research in the United States Mid-South region through ICAPGen. She has extensive genealogy research experience across much of the U.S., and is a specialist in research planning, solving genealogy brick walls, research report writing, and document analysis. Melissa serves on several committees with ICAPGen, and as Vice President of the Lone Star Chapter of APG.

Melissa offers professional genealogical research, consulting, coaching, and mentoring services to assist you on your genealogy journey! You can also find her teaching on a variety of genealogy topics at conferences, workshops, and on her website and YouTube channel. Melissa is available for in-person lectures in the greater San Antonio area of Texas. She can also give virtual classes for any location.