About Smith Genealogy Services


 Smith Genealogy Services is owned and operated by Peggy Collins Smith and Charles David Smith. 


Peggy has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology which might or might not be relevant in her genealogical work. More relevantly, she has over 20 years experience in genealogical exploration and holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from the Boston University Center for Professional Education.


Peggy researched, wrote, and published Young Again, a history of the Reverend Jesse Young family.  Rev. Young was originally from South Carolina and moved to Amite County, Mississippi in 1811.  The book was published and copyrighted in 1997.


Peggy is a member in good standing of:

  • Association of Professional Genealogists
  • New England Historical and Genealogical Society
  • National Genealogical Society
  • International Society for British Genealogy and Family History.
  • Barton Historical Society

Charles has a doctorate in Ministry and more to the point he completed research on his own family and served as Peggy's assistant in the research leading to publication of Young Again.  He is also a member of the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History. 

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