Shirleen Hoffman, Genealogist

I am a professional genealogical researcher, speaker and consultant specializing in Minnesota and the 19th Century. A Minnesota Genealogical Society and Germanic Genealogical Society member and speaker. Published author in the Minnesota Genealogist and the Germanic Genealogy Journal. Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and APG Northland Chapter Liaison. I love teaching and studying pioneer medicine.



What My Clients Say:

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"My dad's best friend died as a P.O.W. in WWII. Hoffman Genealogy put me in touch with his family and even provided a photo of his gravesite in France. Her research is impeccable." - Penny, Virginia

“I thank you so much for this factual, entertaining, and easily understood genealogical report. It is certain to become a treasured heirloom in my family. The brief histories [included] are absolutely fascinating!" - Lynn, Florida

“Your report on the history of our farmland was so exciting. We had no idea that our land has been in the family since 1870. We learned that our ancestors were Wisconsin pioneers! We loved the old maps.” - Vicki, Wisconsin

“Shirleen also does genealogy on historic buildings. She researched my home. It was fascinating!” - Karen, Minnesota

“Excellent and enthusiastic presenter.” “A wealth of information! Very interesting!” “Well organized, made me eager to begin.” “The handout was excellent.” “Shirleen's passion was so inspiring.”- Feedback from attendees, “Genealogy: Finding your Family”, Chautauqua, Saint Catherine’s University, St. Paul, MN

apg memberI am committed to maintaining the highest professional standards and as a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, I abide by the APG Code of Ethics.

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Shirleen Hoffman, Genealogist

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