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I am not currently accepting research requests. Please contact one of the following professional genealogists:


Bryce H. Rogers
Email: info@lggen.com
Phone: 385.319.9888 (Texts welcome)
Fax: 801.823.0053
Website: www.lggen.com
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Careen Valentine
Email: careen.valentine@gmail.com
Website: www.valentineresearch.blogspot.com

Jennifer Anderson
3214 North University Ave #317
Provo, Utah 84604
Email: jennianderson@earthlink.net
Phone: 801-372-3321
Website: www.germanfamilyhistory.com

Research Experience of Roger P. Minert

My experience in family history research among German-speaking peoples and their descendants includes more than 20,000 hours over the past ten years. I do my research in the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City, which houses the largest collection of microfilms in the world.

Accredited Genealogist

  • Germany (Accredited in 1992 by the Family History Library)
  • Austria (Accredited in 1993 by the Family History Library - the only researcher for this area)
  • Fees

    For details on current fees and payment procedures please e-mail me at grtpublications@juno.com


  • Construct a pedigree chart (family tree) for a given individual
  • Compile data on descendants of a given individual
  • Extract information on possible relatives
  • Correspond with agencies or individuals regarding family history
  • Compile documentation for family histories and biographies
  • Give personal tours in ancestral venues in Europe
  • Mentor novice and advanced researchers
  • Languages

  • German
  • French
  • Latin
  • Other languages used in vital records of German peoples (Czech, Dutch)
  • Media

    My family history data are entered directly into a laptop computer at the research venue and can be transferred to you via printout or GEDCOM diskette.

    Period of Research

    1400 to the present


    Most research projects can be initiated within three weeks. Correspondence projects are begun within 48 hours of authorization.


    I can provide translations for any family history document from German to English or English to German. For more information about translation services, visit the Translation page of this website.


    I conduct research in the Salt Lake Family History Library using microfilmed records from countries in which German-speaking persons lived:


  • Alsace-Lorraine
  • Austria
  • Bohemia
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Moravia
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Slovenia
  • Switzerland

    Every year I also make at least one trip to Europe to do research in records not available in the United States:


  • Alsace-Lorraine
  • Austria
  • Bohemia
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Moravia
  • Slovenia
  • Switzerland