Michael D. Lacopo

10525 Red Pine Drive
Granger, Indiana 46530-7529

Phone: 574-271-0757

Fax: 574-277-0145

Email: INPowerMac@mac.com
URL: www.Roots4U.com

Contact between 9:00 am to 10:00 pm US Eastern


Midwest and Middle Atlantic States (IL, KS, IA, IN, MI, OH, PA, etc.); German and Swiss Church Records (ability to read and translate German script); Anabaptist families; Immigrant Origins; Social History; Methodology


  • There's More Than Corn In Indiana: Finding Your Hoosier Ancestor
  • She Came From Nowhere: A Case Study Approach to a Difficult Virginia Problem
  • Mennonite Research: The Forgotten Swiss Germans
  • Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-Evaluating The Evidence
  • Incorporating Social History Into Your Research
  • More Than The Census: Our Families Did Exist Between Those Ten-Year Intervals
  • How to Overcome Brick Wall Problems
  • Finding and Using German Church Records
  • Methods for Identifying the German Origins of American Immigrants
  • Beginning Swiss Research ...and more!

  • Speaking Conditions:

    All lectures are PowerPoint presentations with provided projector. All that is needed is something to project it upon and a captivated audience.

    Previous Engagements:

    National Genealogical Society (Sacramento, 2004), Federation of Genealogical Societies (Salt Lake City, 2005; Boston, 2006; Philadelphia, 2008; Springfield 2010), Ohio Genealogical Society (Cincinnati, 2008), Genealogical Society of the Palatinate (Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2009) and Central Indiana Genealogical Conference (Indianapolis, 2009), as well as several local and regional societies.


    Dr. Michael D. Lacopo is a small-animal veterinarian born and raised in northern Indiana. He takes a scientific approach to his research as he does to his trained profession. Researching since 1980, he has lectured internationally and appeared in numerous journals and periodicals. A self-described all-American mutt, his research skills cover a broad range. He has written or co-written several single name studies since 1985.

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