Research & Genealogical ActivitiesJack Butler, our primary researcher, is an experienced genealogist who has been helping folks track their ancestors for the last ten years. He has researched extensively throughout the South, as well as in New England, Canada and the United Kingdom. But as a 5th generation Floridian, with strong ties to neighboring states, he has a special interest in the family histories of Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
Jack currently serves as a member of the Board for the Tallahasse Genealogy Society. He is also the current Vice President of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists
Jack has worked as a professional writer for more than ten years and has written books as well as numerous manuals and articles. See a list of his genealogy related publicatons.
Florida State Genealogical Society 2007 Annual Conference: "Read All About It! Finding Kin in Early Newspaper", "Finding Kin in U.S. Territorial Records"
Wakulla County Historical Society: "The Little Railroad That Could...And Did" The history of the longest continuously operating railroad in the US - and its impact on Wakulla County.
Tallahassee Genealogical Society: "Territorial Records: An Untapped Resource," "Genealogy and the Southeastern Indian Wars"
TGS Sponsored Courses: "Courthouses and Their Records" "Computer Research"
FHC Spring Seminar: "Computer Research - Resources and Techniques"
Jack Butler is a member of:
Association of Professional Genealogists
International Society of Family History Writers & Editors
National Genealogical Society
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Florida State Genealogical Society
Tallahassee Genealogical Society