About Paul Graham

Paul K. Graham has experience finding amazing stories in family trees with his work on Who Do You Think You Are? as the lead researcher on the trees of Blair Underwood, Paula Deen, and Jim Parsons. Paul holds the Certified GenealogistSM and Accredited Genealogist® credentials, and he specializes in research in the Southern States. He has written eight books about genealogical research in Georgia. His research about Laura Combs won the National Genealogical Society’s Family History Writing Contest, which included publication in their quarterly journal in December of 2013. Learn more at http://www.progenealogists.com/pgraham.htm

Past Articles

A Love Story Proved: The Life and Family of Laura Lavinia (Kelly) Combs

Posted on March 31, 2014 in Research, Stories

There’s a story, familiar to and told by people around Atlanta, of a free African American woman who owned a small plot of land and was married to an enslaved man. Not only was she the first African American to own land in Atlanta, but she traded that property for her husband’s freedom. That woman… Read more