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Welcome to Awes of Inheritance: Family History Services

Genealogist: A. Nichole Lorusso-Heiser

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Awes of Inheritance:
Family History Services

Welcome to Awes of Inheritance: Family History Services; where the main goal is to always achieve a high level of customer satisfaction with the services and products provided.  I am thrilled you’ve decided to visit - please browse the site to begin making your own discoveries and feel free to ask questions.

About your genealogist:

A. Nichole Lorusso-Heiser is a certificate-holder in the Boston University’s Center for Professional Education’s Genealogical program.

Nichole is a member of the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH).

She has completed many short certificate courses:  Firstly, from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow: "Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree".  Next, from the University of Glasgow: "Early Modern Scottish Palaeography: Reading Scotland's Records; The Scottish Highland Clans: Origins, Decline and Transformation"; and "Robert Burns: Poems, Songs and Legacy".  Next, "The Tudors" from University of Roehampton, "London and England in the Time of King Richard III" from the University of Leicester and "Archaeology and the Battle of Dunbar 1650: From the Scottish Battlefield to the New World" from Durham University.  From familytree University "Find Your Polish Ancestors." Finally, from the British Institute by the Institute for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH), “Scottish Family History Research: Where and How to Find the Real Records.”

In 2006, she graduated from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, with a Bachelor of Science, in Physical Anthropology and minor in Geography.

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Here’s What Awes of Inheritance Provides

Awes of Inheritance: Family History Services offers genealogical research, DNA test services and family tree and charting services.  Read on to learn more about each of these services and how I can assist your with your family history research needs.


Family History Research

Whether you have just began your family history research for the first time or have been a long-time researcher, I am happy to serve your genealogical needs.  Research services include lineage societies application services.

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DNA Test Services

DNA Test Services range a wide spectrum, based on your individual needs.  These services 
include, but are not limited to: 
Assisting in which DNA test to choose, how to access your DNA test and read those results. Analyzing and making use of your DNA test results: What do your ethnicity estimates and haplogroup designation mean? 
How to interpret the predicted relationships of your matches. 
The analysis of a specific question.

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Family Tree Charting

Family tree charts and various
reports can be provided based on research conducted by Awes of Inheritance or your own genealogical research that you provide.

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Family History Projects and Research

Ahnentafel or Sosa-Stradonitz Reports

Ancestry Research

Descendant Research

DNA Test Services

Family History Books (unpublished)

Genealogical Instruction and Lecturing

Lineage Society Application Services

Record Searches

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Special Areas of Interest in Research

Areas of Expertise, Locations, Periods and Surnames

Lineage Society applications and research, Colonial Maryland; Surname Austin in, but not limited to: Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia; Surname Beall, and Surname Magruder.

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Ethics and Standards in Genealogy

Adherence to the standards set forth by the following genealogical bodies, in the said referenced works are for your consideration and protection.


Board for Certification of Genealogists

Board for Certification of Genealogists, Genealogy Standards, 2nd Edition (Nashville: Ancestry, 2019).

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Genetic Genealogy Standards Committee

Genetic Genealogy Standards

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Forms for New or Existing Clients

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Genealogical Search Request


DNA Services Form

Applicable for DNA services

Research Results Release


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Don't Know Where To Start Your Research?

I have compiled this list of questions, created for ease in multi-generational use, to assist you with your planning and research.

You can use this form to keep your own information organized or to conduct interviews of family members.

Use this form for collecting information or for genealogical interviews of family members.

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Get in Touch

P.O. Box V, Milford, Pennsylvania 18337


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