Jana Watson, Professional Genealogist

Jana has over 15 years of experience in family history research and analysis, including forensic and genetic genealogy. Her areas of expertise include families from Alabama and surrounding states, Cherokee history and families, Civil War records, local histories, and biographical reports.


  • BA, English and History, Auburn University
  • Graduate Certificate, Genealogy Research, Boston University

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Professional Genealogists
  • National Genealogical Society
  • Alabama Genealogical Society
  • Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society

Historical Memberships

  • Alabama Historical Association
  • National Trail of Tears Association
  • Cherokee National Historical Society


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