Christine Rose, cg, cgl, fasg
Author • Lecturer • Professional Genealogist
Christine Rose, board-certified genealogist and board-certified lecturer of The Board for Certification of Genealogists, is a Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists. Her lecturing experience includes national conferences (National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies, and GenTech), and many regional seminars and local county seminars including New York Genealogical and Biographical Society in New York City; seminars in Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California; Long Island, New York, MENSA, and many others.
In addition, she served on the faculty of the Institute of Genealogical Research in Washington, D.C., and since 1992 to 2014 (when she resigned) she had been on the faculty as an instructor and a course coordinator of Samford University's Institute of Historical and Genealogical Research. Christine was elected Fellow, American Society of Genealogists in 1988. This honor is bestowed by peers based on the quantity and quality of publications, and is limited to only fifty at any one time. She has also been awarded the prestigious Donald Lines Jacobus award for two genealogy books, and received top reviews for the book she co-authored, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genealogy. See listing of her books. In 2010 she was the recipient of the Association of Professional Genealogist's Professional Achievement Award and in the same year the Dallas Genealogical Societies' Distinguished Service Award.
Christine has served in the past as VP for the Federation of Genealogical Societies VP for the Association of Genealogical Societies, and Trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. She has been interviewed on CBS evening news (San Francisco, California), W.H.O. (Des Moines, Iowa), PBS in Jackson, Mississippi, Joe Gallagher (New York), Dick Eastman, and others. She has also been subject of extensive news articles in the Des Moines Register, and the San Jose [California] Mercury-News.
Annual Research Trip
Christine's research trip
each year included many states, seeking clients' ancestors among the courthouse records of Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana and many others. Currently, she and her husband are focusing on his New England and New York lines.