Linda Debe is a lecturer, writer, and lifelong student with over 40 years of genealogy research experience.
She holds an AAS degree in Electronics Technology from the United States Air Force where she served for 11 years. She recently graduated from the ProGen 54 Study Group in May 2022.
She is enrolled the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. She has attended several national genealogical conferences and institutions to further her education. Also, she is a member of several genealogy societies.
One of those societies is the Virtual Genealogical Association (VGA) where Linda enjoys volunteering as their “VGA Gives Back” SIG leader. In 2020, she assisted with their annual conference, handling the technical side of the Zoom meetings.
Being Microsoft Office certified in Access and Excel, she applies her training to creating automated spreadsheets to help with genealogy research. She has a YouTube channel where she provides general “how-to” videos on genealogy technology. In addition, Linda offers a free, daily updated, Google calendar which organizes free and fee-based genealogical educational opportunities for genealogists of all levels. (A YouTube video explaining how to use the calendar, is here.
Recently, Linda started lecturing on technology-based topics to genealogy societies and public libraries. Referred to by friends as “The Sleepless Genealogist,” Linda now has a website by the same name where you can find a list of the lectures she offers. Also, Linda recently published an article for the Kentucky Genealogical Society‘s Bluegrass Roots, titled “A Hunting We Will Go: Searching for a Family Grist Mill”.