Southern Genealogist, llc is a woman owned small business located in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Originally formed in North Carolina on 18 June 2015 and moved to South Carolina on 21 September 2020. The owner, Lori Cook-Folger, CG®, holds the Certified Genealogist credential awarded by the Board for Certification of Genealogists.

Southern Genealogist, llc is honored to be working with the Past Conflict Repatriations Branch (PCRB) of the Army Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Division, United States Army Human Resources Command. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) is the agency that oversees the effort to account for all missing personnel. DPAA maintains case files for unaccounted-for personnel from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War, the Gulf War and other conflicts. There are still over 81,000 missing.