Debra Braverman

445 East 86 St.
New York, New York 10028

Business Phone: (212) 996-7437
Fax: (212) 996-8913


Contact between 09:00 am to 7:00 pm Eastern Time




New York City research
Heir searches and due diligence
Expert testimony
Jewish genealogy
New York City census substitutes


  • Finding the Only Child's Niece
  • The Development of Eastern European Jewish Surnames
  • Jewish Given Names and Naming Patterns
  • Breaking Down Brick Walls with Probate
  • Vital Records
  • New York City Records
  • New York State and New York City census records
  • New York City's 1890 Census Substitutes
  • Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

  • Speaking Conditions:

    Power Point presentations.
    Will supply masters for handouts if requested.
    New lectures developed upon request.

    Previous Engagements:

  • June 2014. Jewish Genealogy Society Inc.(New York).
  • April 2014. Genealogical Society of Bergen County.
  • August 2013. Federation of Genealogical Societies conference.
  • April 2013. New England Regional Genealogical Conference.

  • Bio:

    Debra Braverman is a professional genealogist specializing in due diligence, heir searches and proving kinship, and New York City research. She has been admitted as an expert witness in genealogy in seven counties in New York State. Debra has attended a number of national conferences (FGS, NGS and IAJGS) and is an alumna of the National Institute of Genealogical Research. She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc (NY) and the National Genealogical Society. Debra is a member of the board of directors of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors.

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