About Barbara

Barbara is a professional genetic genealogist who specializes in helping adoptees who are looking for their biological parents and those looking for other unknown family members.  

Barbara is a Search Angel for WikiTreeAdoption.org and a team member of the DNAAdoption.org.    Barbara does research throughout the US & Canada. She done extensive research throughout New England, states along the Eastern coast of the US, and the Quebec Providence in Canada. 

Barbara has been doing genealogical research for over 40 years. In 2015, she started using DNA testing to help in her research and has found that genetic genealogy is a great tool to use with traditional genealogy research and has been very successful solving brick walls and finding biological parents.

Barbara does workshops and presentations on DNA and genealogical topics to help newcomers and enthusiasts in genealogy to better understand how to find their ancestors in today’s digital world. 

Barbara is a member of the VTgenlib.orgHCGHS.orgNCGenealogySociety.orgNISG.org and NGSgenealogy.org.   She is currently the Vice President of the HCGHS and has received her DNA certification from NISG in Toronto Canada.

Barbara is the author of two books on her family, “Chagnon Family History and 3 Volume eBook Guide collection, “Seeking Those Who Have Gone Before Us.”

Ancestryseeking  Facebook page, where she posts the latest happens and news.

Along with genealogy, Barbara is the website designer/developer and maintains the ChagnonFamilyTree.com, the Ancestryseeking.com, DNAAdoption.org, the Vermont French Canadian Genealogical Society, also known as vtgenlib.org, the Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society, also known as HCGHS.org, NCGenWeb.org/HendersonCounty, and the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Association.com websites. 

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact her.