Shelley Bishop





Shelley Bishop is a professional genealogical researcher, writer, and speaker with a passion for finding and preserving the stories of our ancestors. She is a frequent contributor to Family Tree Magazine, NGS Magazine, and other publications. She enjoys teaching others about genealogical records, skills, problem-solving methods, and family history writing.

As the owner of Buckeye Family Trees, Shelley specializes in Ohio and midwestern research. Her projects often involve multiple generations of a family and extensive work with military, court, and land records. She continually hones her skills with conferences and institute courses. Shelley is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and President of the Great Lakes Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists. Learn more about her at