About Me

IMG_5982Kim Ashford, Professional Genealogist

My passion for genealogy follows my love of puzzles.  I love to study all of the pieces and put everything together in order to see the big picture.  I have been doing genealogy for nearly 20 years and enjoy it more every day.


Training and Continuing Education:

  • B.A. General Studies, Emphasis in Family History from Brigham Young University – April 2014

I have been very active in attending local and national programs to advance my understanding of research techniques and resources over many years.

The following is a sampling of my most recent attendance.

  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Adv. German Research- Jan 2015
  • GGS – most Germanic Genealogy Society Conferences and meetings
  • MGS- most Minnesota Genealogical Society Annual Conferences
  • FGS – Federation of Genealogy Societies Conference – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • RootsTech Genealogy Conference – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
  • APG- Association of Professional Genealogist Conference – Mar 2013