Leslie Brinkley Lawson
Lawson Research

5180 SW 198th Avenue
Aloha, Oregon
97007-2964, USA

Tel: 503-649-6679
Fax: 503-848-3614

West-Midwest USA | Heir and Probate Research
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Genealogical Research Services
 Specializing in Missing Heirs
Plus 20th and 21st Century Research


  • Professional Genealogy Researcher with 15+ years research experience, 8 years as a professional.
  • Lecture at state and local conferences.
  • NGS Course: American Genealogy: A Basic Course.
  • Samford University: Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research.
  • Salt Lake Institute for Professional Genealogists.
  • National, state and local conferences.

All research done according to the standards set by the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Affiliations: National Genealogical Society, Association of Professional Genealogists, Genealogical Forum of Oregon and the Genealogical Council of Oregon.


  • Heir and Probate research as needed by attorneys throughout the U.S.
  • Genealogical Research Services focusing in Oregon.
  • Teach Beginning Genealogy on a monthly basis or by appointment.
  • Have access to local courthouses in Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas Counties.
  • Census extraction.
  • Newspaper Research.
  • Cemetery research and photography.
  • Access to Genealogical Forum of Oregon records, local libraries as well as the Oregon State Archives, the Oregon Historical Society and the Oregon State Library.
  • Help you to plan your family reunion.
  • Will attend your family reunion to gather family information.
  • Able to travel across the Northwest to do on-site research for you.
  • Lecture on various subjects. Contact directly for list.
  • Internet research.
  • Will build your family tree and/or a medical family tree.
  • Trips taken to Salt Lake City Family History Library as needed.


For Research: my fee is $50 per hour (a minimum one hour charge) plus expenses. These might include parking fees, copies, film rentals or postage if applicable. I do request the first hour be prepaid.

Lecture and class fees: Available upon request.

Please feel free to write or your research needs and proposed budget. I'd be more than happy to review your needs and help you build a research plan.

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