Join | Login

Robyn N. Smith

Robyn Smith has been researching her family and others for 20 years. An engineer by day, Ms. Smith applies those research and problem-solving skills to the field of genealogy. She specializes in Maryland research, African-american and slave research, and court records.Ms. Smith promotes the documentation of communities and emphasizes the use of proper genealogical standards. Robyn taught Advanced African-American Genealogy part-time at Howard Community College in Columbia,Maryland from 2008-2015. She also lectures and writes about family history research. She is the author of numerous genealogy articles and a genealogy teaching blog called Reclaiming Kin ( In 2015, Ms. Smith published the book version of her blog, "The Best of Reclaiming Kin."