My name is Larry W. Thomas and I began researching my family’s genealogy over 30 years ago.


My younger brother and I were in the same Army Reserve unit and when we both met our First Sergeant, 1SG Thomas, we instantly knew he had to be related. He looked so much like our grandfather and great grandfather. I never did research his family to find the connection but it got us researching our family line. I have been doing this professionally now since 2008.

I am always looking to help others in their journey to find their missing ancestors regardless of where in the U. S. they are searching.  There is never a guarantee of success, but more often than not, we can rule out some folks which is still moving us along our path of success.  Knowing those who are not the missing ancestor narrows down the prospects yet to research.  Sometimes, after eliminating all other possibilities, the last man or woman standing must then be the correct one unless there is something that shows they cannot be the missing person.  But I promise to help move you in the right direction.

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My Services


I am available to speak to your group with a minimum of 30 days' notice. I am versed in many topics and have presentations already created or can customize for your needs. Current President of the Genealogical Speakers Guild.

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My specialty is the Southeastern US but I also enjoy researching across the country. Being located in the Atlanta, GA area puts me in close proximity to many research facilities in GA and surrounding states. Furthermore, I have done limited research in Europe.

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I would be happy to discuss your research with you. Whether you want a free estimate or an answer to a question please click the link below and I will response as soon as possible. I also offer a Coaching Contract, when you want to do the research yourself but need someone to coach and guide your research and bounce ideas off of, I can be that person. I can also look at your research and offer consulting sessions.

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Georgia Specialists

Member of the following organizations: Georgia Genealogical Society, Cobb County Genealogical Society, Gwinnett County Historical Society, North Carolina and South Carolina Genealogical Societies, and the National Genealogical Society.

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