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Professional Researchers

These professionals provide research assistance for a fee. While the majority specialize in genealogy, some conduct various types of historical investigation, and a few reach beyond these two areas to other kinds of research. 

Type(s) of Research

Contact Information

Specialties

Genealogical; historical; other

Denise Anderson-Decina
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 882-8171
d.anderson.decina@gmail.com

Genealogy research and family timelines; Italian-American family research and Italian records; U.S. naturalization and immigration research

Genealogical; historical

Tiffany Benedict Browne 
tiffany@historicindianapolis.com

Home history; community history; genealogy

Genealogical; historical; long lost family

Vicki Casteel
Indianapolis, IN

Genealogy; history; digital image touch up; content curator for exhibits, webpages, etc.

Historical 

Jill Downs
(260) 424-4197
jdowns1908@gmail.com

House and building histories, primarily in northeast Indiana (but not limited to)

Genealogical; historical

Ms. Dale Drake
1195 Rob Hill Rd.
Martinsville, IN 46151
(317) 996-3553
ddrake@ccrtc.com

Morgan County and its surrounding counties: Johnson, Brown, Monroe, Owen, Putnam, Hendricks, and Marion, including the Indiana State Library, Indiana State Archives, and Indiana Historical Society

Historical; other

Glory-June Greiff
Historian-at-Large
1753 South Talbott 
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 637-6163
glory@indy.net

Architecture; town and community histories; transportation history; state parks and lands; the New Deal; nominations to the National Register of Historic Places

Genealogical; historical; other

Joan Hostetler/John M. Harris
Heritage Photo and Research Services
716 Dorman St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
H: (317) 639-2814
C: (317) 771-4129
heritagephotoservices@gmail.com
www.heritagephotoresearch.com

House and building histories; biographical; neighborhood histories; photograph research for books, movies, exhibits; newspaper and city directory look-ups; experience with collections at the Indiana State Library and Indiana Historical Society

Historical

Candace Hudziak, M.A.
H&H Associates, LLP
218 E. North St.
Greenfield, IN 46140
(317) 462-7177
historian@hhpast.com
www.hhpast.com

Indiana history (including county and local history); historic house research and architectural history; social history (particularly abolition, art, and cultural movements)

Genealogical; historical; religious; scholarly

IndianaGenealogists.com  
Attn: Jim Heddell
(888) 509-1130
research@genealogists.com 
http://indiana.genealogists.com/ 

Genealogy; historical research; DNA expertise; archivists

Genealogical; historical

Ivy Translations 
Dr. Jennifer Morris 
info@ivytranslations.com
www.ivytranslations.com 

Translations and transcriptions of all languages

Genealogical

Randy Jackson
2732 Flag Lane
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
(614) 861-7451
ranjac42@msn.com

Indiana; Ohio; Kentucky; Michigan

Genealogical

Legacy Tree Genealogists
(801) 783-1277
info@legacytree.com
http://legacytree.com

Official research partner of MyHeritage.com; works worldwide to find records for clients

General

Mrs. O.L. (Doris) Leistner
300 Ellen Court
New Albany, IN 47150
dleistner@aol.com

Crawford County; Perry County

Genealogical; historical

Fern Eddy Schultz
5817 W. Johnson Rd.
LaPorte, IN 46350
(219) 326-6458
netster@csinet.net

LaPorte County

General research; family trees

Wendy Sommers
(317) 694-0665
wendysommers@comcast.net

Research; family trees; scanning photos; compiling and organizing information

Historical; environmental; governmental; legal

John Taylor
Taylor & Hammel, LLC
1240 N. Pitt St.
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 822-4658
johntaylor@taylorhammel.com 

Expertise in federal, state, and local records; perform broad, due diligence research or collect specific documentation (military records, corporate documents, city directories, regulatory or government records, environmental issues)

Genealogical

Betty L. Warren
6922 Rocklane Rd.
Greenwood, IN 46143-9739
(317) 862-2426
blwarren49@aol.com

General family history; newspapers; Indiana; Kentucky; Pennsylvania; Germany

Genealogical; historical

Linda Zapp
4509 Southway Rd.
Greenwood, IN 46142-7399
(317) 882-5992
ldzapp@gmail.com

Indiana; newspapers

Genealogical; historical; other

Connie Zeigler
P.O. Box 2948
Indianapolis, IN 46206
(317) 908-6046
connie@cresourcesinc.com

Architecture; Indiana/Indianapolis; 19th and 20th century social history; women

 

This list is provided as a service to those who need assistance. Researchers listed have no formal connection with IHS and we assume no responsibility for the quality or accuracy of the work they perform. All arrangements and communications must be made directly with the researchers to determine charges, fees and services. If you write, please enclose a stamped envelope to ensure a reply.