Florida State Genealogical Society
Florida State Genealogical Society

Tamara Hallo

P.O. Box 771661
Miami, FL 33177
Lecture Topics
  • Telling Your Family’s Story with Google Earth
  • FamilySearch and Ancestry: Do I Need to Use Both?
  • 3 Things You Need to Know About U.S. Census Records
  • Military Records: Finding Our Nation's Heroes
  • DNA: Getting the Most Matches to Further Your Research
  • Immigration: A Timeline and Where to Find Records
  • The Top 3 Things You Need to Do to Start Learning About Your Family History
  • Bringing Your Family Tree to Life
  • What next?  Where to Go to Learn More
  • Google for Genealogists
  • OneNote for Genealogists
  • The Key to Accurate and Reliable Research
  • Social Media and Genealogy
  • Owning a Piece of America:  Land Records
  • A Librarian’s Carpetbag of Genealogy Tips and Tricks
  • Recording Your Family's Story
  • International Research: Where to Begin
  • Find A Grave
  • Birth, Marriage and Death: The Vital Record Trifecta
  • Going Offline: Finding Books and Newspapers in Libraries and Archives
  • The Other 90% - Going Offline to Find Your Family
  • Willing to travel 50 miles
Previous Speaking Engagements
  • The Top 3 Things You Need to Do to Start Learning About Your Family History - Brockway Memorial Library, Miami Shores, FL
  • Military Records: Finding Our Nation’s Heroes - Augusta Genealogical Society
  • Beginning Genealogy Classes - Ocean Reef Art League (a private community in Key Largo, Florida)
  • Get Organized: Microsoft OneNote for Genealogists - Virtual Genealogical Association
  • Genealogy Workshops and Lectures - Miami-Dade Public Library System and the Genealogical Society of Greater Miami
  • Find A Grave - Cemeteries, Obituaries and Funeral Records Genealogical Society of Broward County
  • HistoryMiami Museum - Introducing beginning genealogy hobbyists to sound genealogical research​
  • Master of Library Science degree - University of South Florida
  • Certificate of genealogical research - Boston University
  • ProGen Certificate Holder - 18 month professional genealogy study program
  • Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education - Florida International University
Tamara Hallo is an educator, librarian and genealogist. She has over 25 years of experience as an educator and holds a Master in Library Science degree. Genealogy is her passion and a perfect complement to her repertoire. She has earned a certificate of genealogical research from Boston University and has completed ProGen, an 18-month professional genealogy study program.  Recently, she completed the Advanced Genealogical Methods and Public Speaking courses at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Academy for Professionals and the Writing and Publishing for Genealogists and Beginning DNA courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research. Tamara offers the following services –
  • Online Genealogy Classes and Tutoring
  • Genealogy Lectures and Workshops
  • Genealogical Family Research 
Tamara regularly teaches genealogy classes on her website, www.hallogenealogyservices.com, and throughout the tri-county area of South Florida.  A member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), and the National Genealogical Society (NGS), she specializes in Southern United States and Miami, Florida research and is passionate about sharing genealogy with the community.