Sandy Barnett has been doing genealogical research professionally since 2008.  Her ancestry comprises Irish, English, Swiss, German and French.  Most arrived America in colonial times.  She has extensive experience with many types of research.  She holds a MA in Clinical Psychology from University of Illinois-Springfield. Before becoming a genealogist, she taught at the junior college level various psychology classes, and document formatting and production, Microsoft Suite, and Introduction to Microcomputers.  Her father was a self-made man born to a single mother in 1901.  Her mother was a career woman who quit her career in the 1950s to raise Sandy. She has traveled throughout the United States and currently lives just outside of Springfield, Illinois in Buffalo, Illinois

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
Society for One-Place Studies
Missouri State Genealogical Association
Illinois State Genealogical Society
National Genealogical Society
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Coles County Illinois Genealogical Society
Daughters of the American Revolution-Springfield Chapter