Jake Fletcher is a professional genealogist, educator, and blogger from Massachusetts. Since high school, he has kept a personal genealogy blog that documents his family history research. Jake has had articles published in other genealogy blogs including Legacy News and The Legal Genealogist. In 2013, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Fitchburg State University with recognition as a Commonwealth Honors Scholar. He currently volunteers as a research assistant at the National Archives in Waltham, Massachusetts. Jake’s expertise include researching families from North America and the British Isles, while his interests extend to ancestors around the Globe. Jake belongs to several societies and is vice president of the New England Association of Professional Genealogists (NEAPG) and Massachusetts Society of Genealogists (MSOG), Worcester Chapter. He currently lives in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.
Amanda Roberge, “Seeking story lines of our own,” Telegram and Gazette, 16 Sep 2016.
I am currently a member of:
Association of Professional Genealogists (APG)
Association of Professional Genealogists, New England Chapter (NEAPG)
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists (MSOG)
New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society (CMGS)
National Archives At Boston, Waltham, MA, Volunteer (June 2015 – Present)
General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, MA, Volunteer (Feb-Apr 2015)
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA, Research Intern (Sep-Nov 2014)
New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA, Intern (July-August 2009)
Professional Genealogy (ProGen) Study Group no. 30 (currently enrolled)
2015 New England Regional Genealogy Conference (NERGC), Providence, RI.
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Out of respect for an individuals privacy, I will not post public information that could threaten the identity of people that are currently living unless I get permission from the person I am posting information on. If I need to mention someone who is living I will cite you with your last name only. I will post information on people who are not living and public records on those persons, as I am allowed to do so. If for some reason, you don’t want me to post a particular piece of information on this blog because the rights of you and your families’ privacy feels invaded, I will delete the information from my blog.
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