I’m Robert Rafford, a professional genealogist. I have been performing genealogical research for more than thirty five years, twelve of them professionally.
I offer the highest-quality research services to clients around the world. I also lecture on genealogical subjects and offer educational courses in genealogy throughout Connecticut.
Please browse my Web site and find out more about my qualifications and research services.
I am familiar with and specialize in all aspects of genealogical and historical research for…
Families who wish to compile part or all of their family histories
Attorneys who require due diligence and missing heir research (fast service is available)
Writers, authors and historians with small or large research projects
Antiques Dealers seeking to add value to their antiques by identifying the subjects of art or artifacts, the artists or previous owners or to gather other historical information about their antiques
Persons applying to Lineage Societies
Native American tribes or individuals in need of research for federal recognition or family lineages
University professors and graduate students conducting academic research projects
Museums, libraries or municipalities in need of genealogical and historical research
Professional genealogical colleagues in need of any kind of assistance, large or small
Professionals in Search Services in need of fast, accurate and reliable research
Anyone who needs a small project involving a few vital records, obituaries, etc.
I have earned graduate and post-graduate degrees and exercise the best skills in writing and research, including the use of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation, as well as proper documentation and the citation of sources.