Genealogical Services

Genealogical Resume

Christopher Scott White
22 Tamara Court, East Greenbush, New York 12061
518.265.6102
AlbanyGraveDigger@gmail.com


Objective:
To provide genealogical research, analysis, and documentation for clients utilizing professional genealogical standards that culminates in a final written report and to further my education in genealogy and to become a certified genealogist.


Education:
University at Albany, BA 2001, History, cum laude
University at Albany, MA 2005, History, MA thesis: From Acceptance to Renunciation: Das Ende von Albanys Deutschtum
National Institute for Genealogical Studies, select courses


Conferences/Training:
New England Regional Genealogical Consortium, April 2017
RootsTech 2018 (upcoming)


Experience:
Researching personal family genealogy since 1980 utilizing census, cemetery, church, court house, immigration, newspaper, occupational, and vital records.


Geographic/Research Specialty:
Albany County, New York
Cemeteries
Ethnic groups
Netherlands, online


Select Research Facilities:
Albany County Court House
Albany Hall of Records
Albany Institute of History & Art
Loudonville Family History Center
New York State Archives
New York State Library
Pruyn History Room


Skills:
Extensive knowledge in genealogical records in Albany County
Languages- English, Limited- Dutch, German, and Latin
Dedicated, disciplined, organized, and self-motivated
Excellent communication skills
Proficient in creating and managing genealogical databases




Lectures:
Ten Broeck Mansion, October 2009
New Salem Historical Association, February 2017
Capital District Irish American Association, April 2017
Historical Society of Esquatak, September 2017
New York Chapter of Palatines to America, October 2017 
Palatines to America National Conference, June 2018 (upcoming)


Genealogical Affiliations:


Cemetery/Gravestone Conservation Volunteer Work:
Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands
Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Albany
      - indexing photographing, restoration, and transcription 
New Mount Ida Cemetery, Troy
Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery, Glenmont


Social Media Project Manager:


Miscellaneous Offerings:
Cemetery photos taken
Gravestone cleaning, minor
Lectures upon request