Linda, a native of New England, has been a resident of Georgia since 1985. After teaching mathematics in a couple of Georgia high schools for five years, she became a genealogical consultant. In her space time she builds websites for historical and genealogical societies and enjoys getting the manuscripts of others ready for printing. Linda loves crafty things such as quilting, soap making, and digital scrapbooking.
Linda is passionate about the history of North Georgia, particular the Creek and Cherokee Indians and the early white settlers of what would become “Original Cherokee County.”
Linda Woodward Geiger is the principal researcher, author, and lecturer, of Woodward-Geiger.com (a subdivision of Vitaline, Inc.). Although she specializes in Georgia’s state and county records prior to 1900 and a variety of federal records, particularly of the southeast region of the United States, she has extensive experience in many other geographic regions of the United States. Her personal research involves New England records. She also specializes in methods for finding elusive ancestors–those mighty brick walls. Her list of lecture topics provides more details on specific records that she regularly studies.
Linda and J. Mark Lowe, CGsm, are the principals of Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance), a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, the International Webmasters Association, and a member of numerous genealogical and historical societies.
She is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), holding credentials as a Certified Genealogistsm and as a Certified Genealogical Lecturersm. She is the Treasurer of the Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association.
Linda is the principal researcher and publisher of WOODWARDs WeSearch, a project involving Woodwards (including spelling variations) in the United States.
In addition to genealogy, Linda, enjoys assisting others with desk top publishing and web design.