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Editor , genealogist

Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens, American editor, genealogist. Certified genealogical records specialist, genealogical lecturer.

Background

Kerstens, Elizabeth Kelley was born on July 9, 1956 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Walter Albert Kelley and Phyllis Adele Finlay.

Education

BJ, University Texas, 1983. Master of Arts in Public Relations, University Maryland, 1992.

Career

With United States Marine Corps, 1979, advanced through grades to major, 1983, retired, 1999. Editor Association of Professional Genealogists, Denver, 1996-1999, Ancestry.com, Orem, Utah, since 2000, Board Certified Genealogists, Washington, since 1999. Software developer Ancestor Detective, Plymouth, Michigan, since 1996, professional genealogist, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified genealogical records specialist, genealogical lecturer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Volunteer Plymouth History Museum, since 1999. Member National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (vice regent 1990-1992), Association Professional Genealogists editor 1996-1999), National Genealogical Society (registrar 1992-1996, secretary 1996-1998, co-director research trip to Dublin 1999-2000), Genealogical Speakers Guild, Board Certified Genealogists (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, family history, photography.

Connections

Married Martin Herbert Kerstens, July 4, 1987.

father:
Walter Albert Kelley

mother:
Phyllis Adele Finlay

spouse:
Martin Herbert Kerstens