Research and Library Services

Sheilagh Doerfler



Eastern Canada

New Netherland

Sheilagh Doerfler joined American Ancestors/NEHGS as a member of the Research Services team in 2013. She received her B.A. in History and Communication from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Sheilagh is a frequent contributor to American Ancestors magazine and the American Ancestors/NEHGS blog, Vita-Brevis.

Areas of expertise: DNA, Adoption, New England, New Netherland, Ireland, Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Norway, and Sweden.