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Linda A. Metzger, aka The Long Island Genealogist TM, is a NY state qualified forensic Genealogist. She has over 14 years of experience including finding living heirs, adopted parents, ancestry (family history) research and house histories. A listing of her complete services can be found on her website www.ligenealogist.com. Her education includes a BS in Management, an MBA from Tulane University and a Certificate in Genealogy Research from Boston University.
Linda is currently writing the monthly history features for Focus on Long Island Shoreham-Wading River Edition (www.focusonli.com) and a member of several historical societies in the New York Metro area, including the Wading River Historical Society and the Miller Place Historical Society. She has self-published a family history book on the founding families of Long Island as well as other family history books. She has trained and spoken on genealogy for several institutions including libraries and senior centers. Linda is a current member and the former Vice Regent of the Col. Josiah Smith Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) in Patchogue. She is also the Sr. Vice President of the Captain Austin Roe Society, N.S.C.A.R. on Long Island.