Member Directory

William Fahey is a Fellow and the President of Thomas More College of Liberal Arts (Merrimack, New Hampshire). He holds an MPhil from the University of St. Andrews, an MSc from Unity College (Maine), and an MA and PhD from the Catholic University of America. He is a Councilor of NEHGS and a member of the Order of the First Families of Maine, the Piscataqua Pioneers, and the Sons of the American Revolution.

Kiera Breitenbach graduated from the College of William & Mary in Virginia with a B.A. in American Studies and Linguistics with a concentration in Russian. She grew up in Denver, Colorado and previously interned with the History Colorado museum's education team. She was also an intern with NEHGS in summer 2018. Areas of Expertise: Ireland, Midwestern/Western states.

Anjelica holds a MA in Public History and certificate in digital humanities from Northeastern and a BA in journalism from Ohio University. She worked as a reporter in New York for four years before starting her graduate degree. She recently finished a year as a digital public history intern with the National Parks of Boston. Areas of expertise: Revolutionary War and Massachusetts records, Spanish fluency.

Aidan earned a B.S. in Genetics in 2022 from the University of New Hampshire. Prior to working at NEHGS, he worked at the Newmarket Public Library as a Staff Genealogist where he designed and taught genealogy programs. He has been tracing his family history since 2010. Areas of expertise: DNA, New England, Atlantic Canada, Quebec, and Italy.

Chloe Stronge, 2022 Saltire Foundation advancement and education intern, is studying Psychology at the University of Dundee in Scotland. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, she thoroughly enjoys travelling, with a strong love for Boston, having first visited at a young age. She is very interested in research, in areas such as world history, immigration, women’s history, culture, and the Gilded Age.

Danielle Rose received a master's degree in public history with a concentration in digital humanities from Northeastern University in 2021. She also holds a B.A. in history from the University of Florida. Prior to joining NEHGS, she worked as a digital history intern at the National Parks of Boston and a museum educator in Miami, Florida.

Jonathan Hill is a full-time researcher at NEHGS; he earned his BFA from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jonathan previously served as a board member on the Friends of the Town of Bedford Cemeteries. He has contributed to the Green-Wood Cemetery’s Civil War Project and to many other historical volunteer projects across the country.

Kimberly Mannisto earned her B.A. in English with an emphasis in creative writing from Western Michigan University. She joined American Ancestors/NEHGS in Research and Library Services; she also is a certificate holder from the Boston University Genealogical Research Certificate program. She was introduced to genealogy at a young age and has over 30 years of experience in research and report writing.

Areas of expertise: Early Pennsylvania settlers, Colonial New Jersey, Quaker records, Midwest (Michigan and Ohio), Finnish, DNA, Descendancy research, Scottish and English hereditary peerage titles, and Scottish genealogy with a particular interest in genetic markers and male clan descendancy.

Kelsey is a native of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Elmira College. His interest in genealogy and history began at an early age: he joined the Mayflower Society in 1980, the Huguenot Society of America in 1985, and The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution in 1985. In addition, Kelsey serves on several museum and historical society boards. He has lectured on various topics and written many articles for publications, including Loyalist Plantations on the Susquehanna, Exploring the Wysocton Capture, and most recently Catharine, The Legend, The Legacy, Life Before the Sullivan and Clinton Expedition.

His expertise includes the Middle Atlantic States and Loyalist families in Pennsylvania and their relocation to Canada. He lives with his family on a sheep and horticulture farm.