• Neal Ashmun

Working with Clients

2019 is finally the year I've begun research as a professional genealogist.  It's a big step.  Calling my self a 'professional' and charging real money to do what I've loved to do for three decades has taken courage and lots support from my family, friends and teachers.

I also want to thank the members of the genealogist certification study group.  These wonderful and patient ladies have made me feel welcome and relaxed.  We've been meeting on the 5th floor of the downtown Denver Public Library twice a month for over six months.  They're advice and guidance has been invaluable.

Finally, I'd like to thank my great friend, John Desmond.  As my first client he will always hold a special place in my heart.  I just delivered a research report on his great-grandfather who came to America from Ireland shortly after the great famine in the 1850's.  It was a very challenging project and I hope there are more   folks who will hire me to help them with their Irish ancestry. 

I'm now working with my second client's grandfather's military record in the American/Philippine War of 1898-1902.  I'm blessed and excited to get out of bed every morning!

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