Challis Genealogical Research
Don  Challis
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Challis Genealogical Research    Don Challis

Nearly 50 years of experience in researching ancestry

Reasonable rates

Will take very small projects

No project too large

Initial search is free

Use the latest technology and resources

Reports in any format you would like to see

Lookups at Family History Library in Salt Lake City

Additional resources for LDS Church members

Dozens of happy clients! See project pages

Our Experience Shows!

Over 70 projects completed for ExpertConnect (2009-2011)

Massive Austin family dbase (over 100,000 names)

Challis family in Essex, England

Knowing where to look for records and the information that can be gleaned from them

Knocking down "Brick Walls" to extend pedigrees

Active blogger with GeneaBloggers (see blog)

Extensive Affiliations for Collaboration with other pros including GAGP

Services include, but are not limited to, what is listed


Research on family lines

Locating Documents

Complete pedigree chart of ancestry

Printing of family records in desired format

Posting of "trees" on for collaboration with others researching the same family lines


•Access to full resources of and other web sources

•Access to NewFamilySearch

•Close to Family History Library of The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City

•Connections to other researchers in this area and around the world

•Access to extracted records from microfilm in mountain vault east of Salt Lake City. Additions are made daily.

•Collaboration with researcher that does research at NARA in St Louis where all the military records are stored