Tag Archives: WikiTree

WikiTree Announces Fourth Source-a-Thon October 4 – 7, 2019

I saw this on WikiTree yesterday – WikiTree Announces Fourth Source-a-Thon October 4 – 7, 2019: https://www.wikitree.com/blog/wikitree-announces-fourth-source-a-thon/. What is WikiTree? https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Help:About_WikiTree September 4, 2019: Registration opened today for WikiTree’s fourth annual “Source-a-Thon,” a 72-hour genealogical sourcing marathon. The event is … Continue reading

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Record Hints: A Quick Way to Add to Your Family History – FamilySearch June 14, 2019

I am going to start this post with a huge DISCLAIMER – you can’t trust any website or personal research you do to 100% accurate. In fact, the more generations you go back, the more likely you will have errors. … Continue reading

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The Only Genealogy Tree You Control Is the One You Create and That’s If the Site Doesn’t Allow Others to Modify It

A common complaint in Facebook genealogy groups is somebody incorrectly added a family or family member to a tree where they don’t belong. My suggestion is to accept and realize you have no control on sites where anybody can create … Continue reading

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WikiTree Reaches 20 Million Profiles and Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary

I have been a member of WikiTree – https://www.wikitree.com/ for a while now. I get regular e-mail updates from them. They recently celebrated their 10 year anniversary – https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/531392/happy-new-year-happy-10th-anniversary-year-for-wikitree (exact birthday is complicated according to the link). In addition, they hit … Continue reading

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Why Not To Rely on Obits, Death Certificates, and Cemetery Records When Adding Memorials to Find-A-Grave March 28, 2019

Apologies for the long blog post title, but there is a reason for it. Find-A-Grave has one major rule when it comes to adding memorials. The surname has to match the surname on the headstone. The first name, middle name, … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of 05 March 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail update from WikiTree and TribalPages. Helen Francis Kring (06 March 1907 – 03 January 1968). Born in Gahanna, Franklin County, Ohio; died at home in Franklin County, Ohio; and buried in Mifflin Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio. … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of February 19, 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail from WikiTree and TribalPages. Living Brother (19 February 1950s – , brother) Happy birthday brother. Esther Catherine (Kring) Earl (21 February 1906 – 15 October 1987, 2nd cousin, once removed). Born in Ohio and died in … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of February 12, 2014

WikiTree birthday e-mail for the week of 12 February 2014 includes Pierre Peter Paradies, Daniel Blamey, Jack Elwood Felter, Minnie M. Smart Kring, Vincent Stiglets, Henry Phillip Bentz, Edwin Lowell Kring, and Living Brother. Pierre Peter Paradies (15 February 1840 … Continue reading

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Family Birthdays – Week of 05 February 2014

I received my weekly update from WikiTree for family birthdays. This week includes John Joseph Hartman (06 February 1919 – 11 August 1981; step-father). I took the photo of the headstone in January 2007 on my last trip to the … Continue reading

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Birthdays Week of 23 January 2014

I received my weekly birthday list from WikiTree today. The following people have birthdays this week: Eleanor nee Kring Johnson, Ulysses Sherman Jefferies, Paul Lang, and Emma Ladner. Eleanor Evelyn Kring Johnson (23 January 1927 – 08 June 2009; aunt). … Continue reading

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