About

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Know My Roots Genetic Genealogy is dedicated to assisting adoptees and those with unknown parentage in finding biological family through traditional genealogical research and DNA testing.  New opportunities for finding family are available via testing companies, which have created databases for the purpose of connecting individuals with others who share significant DNA percentages. DNA "matches" within these databases indicate close  biological relationships - from parents and siblings, to 1 - 6th cousins. Numerous cases of unknown paternity and adoption have been solved through these methods.

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Credentials & Experience

 

Wendy Wilson Spooner is a professional Genetic Genealogist helping people find their roots through DNA testing and genealogical research.


Wendy earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and went on to obtain a post-graduate diploma  in Genealogy, Heraldry, and Documentary Sciences from the International College of Interdisciplinary Sciences  - post-nominals Licentiate Genealogist (Lic. G).    


Wendy also earned a post-graduate diploma from the University of London's College of Teachers in Genealogy, Heraldry, and Documentary Sciences  -  post-nominals (LCoT), and is currently an assistant lecturer for the International College of Interdisciplinary Sciences.    


As well, Wendy has earned advanced certificates in both Forensic and Genetic Genealogy. 


Wendy is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the International Society of Genetic Genealogy, the National Genealogical Society, the Arizona Council of Professional Genealogists, the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors, and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy.   


Wendy currently serves as chairman of the advisory board for Century Vital Records based in Bangalore, India - http://centuryvitalrecords.com/ and as National Vice Chair for Daughters of the American Revolution, American Heritage. She previously served as Registrar for Daughters of the American Revolution, and as Secretary-Treasurer for Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.