February 21, 2022 By

Linda M. Simms is a native of Missouri residing in St. Louis.  She has been researching her family for over 25 years and has traced her paternal line back five generations.  Linda enjoys spending time with her family and has an avid passion for preserving family history and its legacy and is recognized as the family historian.  She archives information on Findagrave and lend time to indexing records for and the Missouri Digital Archives.  As a professional, Linda has facilitated workshops for INROADS, Inc., HR: 101 for Human Resource Professionals and Affirmative Action Training for her employer.  As a genealogist, she has facilitated Beginning Genealogy for the St. Louis-AAHGS.  She also lends time to teaching Sunday school for her church.

Linda is an avid fiction and non-fiction reader with particular interests in African American, American, Christian fiction and ancient biblical history.  She enjoys helping others with their family history research.  She is currently working on a heritage book to preserve the history of her family.

Linda is a member of the Webster University African American Alumni Association, as an Affirmative Action Professional, she is the former president of the St. Louis Industry Liaison Group.  She is a member of Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Associate Professional Genealogy (APG), National Genealogical Society (NGS), St. Louis African American History and Genealogy Society and Chickasaw County Mississippi Historical Society.