Research and Library Services

Sarah Dery

Manager of Research and Library Services

Rhode Island



Sarah Dery is the Research & Library Manager at American Ancestors/NEHGS and has been with our Society for the last 4 years.  She performs managerial work for the Research & Library Services team; by supporting the researchers and genealogists, managing correspondence with constituents, organizing research information, and applying her genealogical knowledge in assisting our clients – both in-person and digitally.  Sarah is a graduate from Rhode Island College in Providence and has a B.A. in Anthropology and English Literature. Her interest in Anthropology stems from her participation in a week-long archaeology dig at James Madison’s Montpelier in Virginia.  Her family ancestry and expertise includes Rhode Island, Connecticut, and French-Canada.

You can reach Sarah at or by calling 617-226-1233.