About Us

Roots and Branches Family History Services has been delivering results since we opened in 2009. Our goal is to provide both a superior customer experience and tremendous value for our customers.

ben-hollisterBen Hollister has over 20 years of experience in historical research and is passionate about exceeding your expectations.

Ben specialises in German-Australian and South Australian genealogy and history, and also has extensive experience across Australia, the UK, USA and Germany.

He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and a Certified Professional with the Australian Library and Information Association. He holds degrees in applied history, adult education and library and information management.

He is currently a director of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Executive Officer of the German-Australian Genealogy & History Alliance, and a convenor of the Germanic & Continental European Group at Genealogy SA.
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