Professional Genealogist

Carla is an Oklahoma native who has expertise in early American pioneer, Scots-Irish, and Native American research (particularly Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations) with an emphasis in mid-western American pioneer migration. Her interest in family research and evidence analysis led her to pursue a career as an independent professional genealogist. She uses her knowledge to solve difficult family research problems and find amazing stories in ancestry.​


Carla has deep family roots in Oklahoma as well as states that fall along the early pioneer's path -- Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, and Virginia.


Carla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from The University of Oklahoma and a certificate in Genealogy Research from Boston University. She is a member of the Association of Professional GenealogistsNational Genealogical Society, the International Society of Genetic Genealogy and the Oklahoma Genealogical Society.

Region Specialties: Midwest States Region, Mid South States Region, New England States Region, and the United Kingdom.

States: Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania

Research Type Specialties: Clean-up & Verification, Scotch-Irish, Native American, Early Pioneer Migration, Immigration (UK and Ireland), Military, Land Records

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Member of Association of Professional Genealogists,

National Genealogical Society,

Oklahoma Genealogical Society,

International Society of Genetic Genealogy, and 

Boston University Genealogy Studies Program alumni.

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