Areas of research: Irish-American ancestry, 19th and 20th century, all of Ireland
Special Interests: Co. Galway and the West of Ireland; family history narratives; Irish communities in New York, New Jersey and New England
Anne Rodda has thirty years of experience in researching Irish American families, tracing to the immigrant generations and their birthplaces in Ireland.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Anne is an Irish citizen through her grandmother who was born in Kilbannon, County Galway. She has lived in nearby Tuam for ten years, her genealogy practice built on familiarity with American records as they may lead researchers to the Irish home place. Besides tracing the Irish ancestors of Americans and others around the world, she traces relatives in the USA for family historians on this side of the ocean.
Anne Rodda has a Doctor of Letters degree in Irish Studies from Drew University in New Jersey, USA, based on course work in the history, literature and culture of Ireland. Among her publications is a book version of her doctoral dissertation, Trespassers in Time: Genealogists and Microhistorians.
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