Although the UGA Libraries' staff cannot perform genealogical research for patrons, many independent genealogical researchers are available for hire.

The following researchers have indicated a willingness to do research for a fee. Appearing on this listing does not constitute an endorsement by the University of Georgia Libraries for these individuals or their services. All negotiations must be made directly with these researchers.

The Georgia Genealogical Society also keeps a list of independent researchers for hire, all of whom are members of the Society.


Brandon Adams (AP)
GIS Specialist
Department of Geography
Center for Geospatial Research (CGR)
The University of Georgia
210 Field Street
Athens, GA 30602
Richard A. Smallwood Sr. (G, H & L in AL, GA, and TN)
1008 Harrison Avenue SE
Huntsville AL 35801-3139
(256) 536-0491
Ellen Blakeslee (G)
2040 Old Concord Drive SE
Covington, GA 30016
770-265-4963 Cell
Newton, Rockdale, Jasper and Walton Counties

Catherine Fussell Wells (G, H, L in FL and GA)
2101 Pinecliff Drive
Valdosta, GA 31602-2239
Tel: (229) 241-8463


Ernest E. Blevins (G, H)
110 Evergreen Way
Villa Rica, GA 30180
(770) 456 1876

Kim Williamson (G, H)
2265 Pinehaven Ct
Grayson, GA 30017
(770) 744-5395

Johnny R. Pannell (G,H,L)
330 Peek Road
Ellaville, GA 31806
(478) 867-2992




AP = Aerial photography research
G = Genealogical research
H = Historical research
L = Legal research
CD = City Directories
CG = Certified Genealogist
CGRS = Certified Genealogical Record Searcher
CGL = Certified Genealogical Lecturer