Stephen Danko, PhD, PLCGS: Genealogy Blogger and Lecturer

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Steve Danko was born in upstate New York and currently resides in San Francisco, California. He began seriously researching his family history ten years ago and, in the course of that research, Steve has studied American, Canadian, and Polish Records. He has conducted research on location in Poland and Lithuania and has visited the villages in which his immigrant ancestors lived.

Steve’s research has led to an appreciation of history and languages. He has formally studied Latin, German, and Polish, and has acquired a working knowledge of several other languages.

Steve writes a daily genealogy research weblog (blog) at http://www.stephendanko.com where he posts images of the documents important in his family history and discusses the genealogical research process. In the course of writing his blog, Steve has reconnected with lost cousins in Poland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Steve holds a PhD in Botany and Plant Pathology and recently completed requirements for the Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies (PLCGS) from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies / University of Toronto.

He is a member of the Southern California Genealogical Society, the Polish Genealogical Society of America, the Polish Genealogical Society of California, the Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast, the California Genealogical Society and Library, the San Mateo County Genealogical Society, Gesher Galicia, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the Association of Professional Genealogists, and the National Genealogical Society.