A Court Research, Genealogical Services
When it comes to genealogy research, the answer to one question leads to two more questions. Let A Court Research, Genealogical Services answer these questions for you. Our professional genealogists bring over 40 years combined of professional genealogy research knowledge and experience to help you bring your family history to life.

The owner of A Court Research, Genealogical Services, Jeannette Piecznski is a researcher, lecturer and author. She was a Texas GenWeb Mentor and Archives Manager. She began the slogan in the mid 1990s, "Don't Mess With The Living In Texas", to help genealogists understand how to protect living relatives personal information. She was an author in the publication "Under the Oak Tree" and author of "Tracing Family Roots: A Beginners Guide to Genealogical Research" used as a guide for middle school students. She was an author for Demand Media, PeopleSmart and Archives. Her lectures include "The Brick Wall of the Lone Star State", "iGenealogy: The Good and Bad of Online Genealogy" and others. Jeannette is a current IIGS Texas Genealogy Instructor. She also conducts research at the National Archives, Library of Congress and DAR Library in Washington D.C. Jeannette retains a current researcher's card to the Library of Congress. She currently works with clients, heirship companies and attorneys to locate missing heirs to estates, title and genealogical research. She has assisted with living histories and research for novels. The most recent research for the novel, "Magnolia City" by Duncan Alderson.

Jeannette is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and was a volunteer at Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness. She is webmaster of LoneStar Genealogy, recommended by Texas Highways magazine and Mic Barnette's Genealogy radio show.

She began working with a Certified Genealogist and completed the American Genealogy Course offered by the NGS through Sanford University. Jeannette enjoys her love of history to sew heirloom christening gowns and reproductions of ladies gowns from the 1800s.


Jeannette provided the research in the novel based in Houston titled "Magnolia City" by Duncan Alderson listed as a number 1 must read by Harper’s Bazaar (2014) and provided research on the sequel.