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Why choose We Go Way Back LLC?

Board-Certified Genealogist

Certified Genealogist® Meryl Schumacker has spent her career honing her skills in the field of New York City genealogy. She is also an expert in Jewish genealogy and genetic genealogy (DNA).

One-On-One Service

With a large company, you may never know who is working on your behalf. With We Go Way Back LLC, you are in direct contact with a professional genealogist—no intermediaries here.

Manhattan Location

Most New York genealogy records are not online. We Go Way Back LLC is centrally located in Manhattan, close to the New York City Municipal Archives, the New York Public Library, and more.

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Genealogy Research

Hourly research on the ancestor, family, or genealogical problem of your choosing.

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Record Retrievals

Fast turnaround of documents from a range of New York City repositories.

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Family History Books

A book of your ancestors’ life stories, available hardbound or as a PDF.

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