Tara A. Fantauzzi
Tara is proficient in English, Italian, Spanish, French, and Latin, and is skilled in many languages including German, Dutch, and Flemish Dutch. Her work has included projects ranging from the 18th to 20th centuries spanning Europe, North America, South America, and parts of Asia (Russia).
M.A. in Public History | B.A. in Anthropology What is public history?
State University of New York at Albany
Member of The Association of Professional Genealogists
Daughters of the American Revolution
Special report with NEWSCHANNEL 13's elaine houston
February is “Black History Month,” but when it comes to discovering their family history, some African Americans run into a roadblock because of slavery in the United States. NewsChannel 13's Elaine Houston has been wondering about her ancestors who were slaves and the impact they made on her family. Houston says she has lived a great life, traveled the world, wrote a book, produced documentaries, but she has never known who she really is -- that is, until now. Click here for the full story.
Click the images below to watch the videos Part 1 & 2 and learn more about Tara and Elaine.
Tara A. Fantauzzi conducts professional genealogy research based on an hourly rate. Clients are only charged for time spent researching. All other work including her detailed initial case review, research quote, quote summary, document analysis, and written and verbal research reports are always included free. There is no minimum project size to begin work with Capital Genealogy.
PROJECTS ALWAYS INVOLVE ONE-ON-ONE TIME WITH OUR GENEALOGIST
ORAL & WRITTEN SUMMARY REPORTS | Every project includes the delivery of an oral summary report in-person, over the phone or via skype, accompanied by a written interpretation of research findings and Document Appendix with document images, transcriptions, and translations.
Reports COMPATIBLE WITH THE LATEST FAMILY HISTORY SOFTWAre
.GEDCOM FILE | Standard database file type for genealogical research compatible with family history software applications including Ancestry.com, Family Tree Maker, and more; enabling clients to publish and print instant family trees and explore the most intimate details of their family history research.
Communicating the meaning of your research findings is at the heart of what we do
DOCUMENT APPENDIX | View & download every document Tara discovers researching your family history on your customer dashboard.
FREE TRANSCRIPTIONS | Difficult to read documents are accompanied by an English transcription
FREE TRANSLATIONS | Every document in a foreign language is accompanied by its English translation
Capital Genealogy's reports adhere to the strictest professional and academic standards
Standard of Proof is a fundamental concept in genealogical research. Before beginning your project, click the image on the right to view The Genealogical Proof Standard published by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. All research at Capital Genealogy is conducted in accordance with BCG Standards.
The Association of Professional Genealogists publishes guidelines for hiring a professional. Click the image on the right to view their recommendations on what to consider when hiring a professional genealogist.
straightforward Genealogical services contract
Capital Genealogy contracts are powered by DocuSign, allowing customers to securely sign and manage their contract online from any device with the most widely used e-signature solution in the market. Click here to review a Sample Capital Genealogy Contract, which includes our current research rates.
Starting your project with Capital Genealogy
Every project begins with the development of a free, detailed quote including up to four hours of Tara's time. She will closely review all of your existing evidence to provide a thorough analysis of the potential avenues for research. After the quote is delivered, clients engage in a one-on-one discussion with Tara on the phone, in person, or via skype. Clients have the option to change the scope or focus of their research project at any time.
Research on your project will not begin until you approve a quote from Capital Genealogy.
Please download our Welcome Packet to start a project.
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