About Sara

Sara Gredler, SeaWorld San Antonio at the behind the scenes penguin experience, 2012.

Sara Gredler is a genealogist, architectural historian, and historian with over 20 years of genealogical research experience. Sara took over the family history research from her parents, also both historians, as a school project as a teenager. She currently works at an architecture and engineering company as an architectural historian, historic bridge surveyor, Microsoft Access database guru, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analyst.

She currently serves as the President of the Williamson County (Texas) Genealogical Society and is also the chair of its DNA Special Interest Group. She holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont, bachelor degrees in History and Classical Studies from Sweet Briar College (Virginia), and a Certificate in Irish Studies from University College Cork (Cork, Ireland).

She has spoken at many conferences at the state and national level, including the Texas State Genealogical Society's (TSGS) 2013 Conference in Round Rock, the 2014 joint FGS/TSGS Conference in San Antonio, the 2015 Southern California Genealogical Jamboree, the 2015 TSGS Conference in Austin, the 2016 TSGS Conference in Dallas, the 2017 National Genealogical Society's conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, and will speak at the 2017 TSGS Conference in Houston. She also speaks locally on a regular basis in Central TExas. She can also be found via webinar via the Southern California Genealogical Society's Webinar Series: Jamboree Extension Program in October 2017.

Sara is a native Virginian with copious family roots north of the Mason-Dixon Line. Her current projects include a descendant study of all the descendants of Jonathan Richardson of Livonia, New York, and the Patrick Mahan family of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, though she deviates from these projects quite a bit to study other families.

Sara Gredler, c. 1990, learning DOS and Windows 3.1.


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