Jenessere is a boutique genealogy research service owned by Jenny Tonks, M.A., who has held the Accredited Genealogist® credential of Italy research for almost twenty years, is a ProGen Graduate/mentor, former resident of northern Italy, fluent in Italian, and has performed on-site research in Italian archives and churches, in addition to interning at the Archivio di Stato in Naples while in college.

My mission is to provide each of my clients with the benessere (well-being) that comes from being reunited with your ancestors.

~ Credentials ~

BYU degree

NAU degree scan






ProGen Certificate

ICAPGen credential






~ Current Titles ~
~ Professional History ~

My home office is in central Massachusetts, within commuting distance of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the world-renowned Boston Athenaeum, and Boston branch of the National Archives.