About the Author
William Dollarhide, born in 1942, was raised and educated in Seattle. He was an associate architect at Western Washington University for eight years. He currently resides in Salt Lake City, and is employed as a writer with Heritage Quest of Bountiful, Utah. A genealogist since 1971, he started the Dollarhide Systems for Genealogical Records in 1980, and in 1984, he founded the Genealogy Bulletin, a bimonthly magazine which became a publication of Heritage Quest in 1994, and an on-line newsletter in 1999.
In addition to his duties with the Genealogy Bulletin, he writes monographs relating to genealogy, and also writes feature articles for Heritage Quest Magazine. As a genealogical lecturer, he has conducted seminar programs for over 600 genealogical societies. His honors include an Award of Merit from the American Society of Genealogists, and an Award of Appreciation from the National Genealogical Society, for services to the genealogical community.