Who We Are

GenQuery is a historical and genealogical research firm located in Northern Virginia, with access to some of the largest research facilities in the world. We provide personal and professional research services and bring years of experience to each client project.  We also have a passion for helping clients conduct their own research and offer research plan assistance and record look-ups.

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

Katie Quick Derby, Owner


Katie Derby holds a B.A. in Family History/Genealogy from Brigham Young University.  She interned at the Library of Congress in the Local History/Genealogy Reading Room.  A professional Genealogist and lecturer. Katie has presented at several regional and national level Genealogy conferences, and has done private client research for many years.  She is the past Director of the Culpeper Family History Center, and is currently an adjunct faculty instructor for BYU-Idaho in the Family History/ Genealogy department where she trains others in advanced historical research techniques. A member of the National Genealogical Society, Genealogical Speaker’s Guild, and the Association of Professional Genealogists, Katie’s professional profile can be viewed here.