AJ Jacobs Junior

AJ Jacobs Junior

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AJ S. Jacobs Junior
Born 1960's.
Son of [private father (1940's - unknown)] and
Brother of [private sister (1960's - unknown)]
[children unknown]
Account confirmed 31 December 2014 | AJ's 2140 contributions | 53 thank-yous received
Last profile change on 12 July 2015
21:54: Linda Prole posted a message on the page for AJ Jacobs. [Thank Linda for this]
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Hello all! I'm a writer of several non-fiction books (including 'The Year of Living Biblically' and 'Drop Dead Healthy.' My next book is about genealogy and tracing my roots. And for the finale of the book, I plan to throw the largest family reunion in history. You're invited! All seven billion members of the human family are welcome. Those who have a confirmed link to me will get a special bracelet and be part of the record-breaking family photo. I'm excited to use collaborative genealogy and Wikitree as part of this project. I've already gotten some great volunteers working on my tree -- so thank you for that.

For more information on me and my project, here is a New York Times article I wrote about it recently... http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/opinion/sunday/are-you-my-cousin.html

And here's a link to my website page about it

AJ JACOBS GLOBAL FAMILY REUNION


Look forward to collaborating with everyone.


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On July 13, 2015 at 01:54GMT Linda Prole wrote:

Greetings from New Zealand AJ - it appears we have 28 degrees of separation! How cool is that. I would love to have this acknowledged on my Profile page.

Linda

On July 7, 2015 at 15:42GMT Griveau Alexis wrote:

Very glad to meet you on wikitree !

Alexis.

On June 20, 2015 at 09:50GMT J Smith wrote:

Hi A.J. Who'd have thought that me & my 2 sisters are only separated from you by 31 degrees. We come from Australia & had no idea we had American cousins. Thanx for all your efforts, its a fun game to play.

On June 11, 2015 at 00:46GMT M. Gaulden wrote:

Hey AJ,

It's your cousin Mags. Yes I was at the Global Family Reunion - Friday AND Saturday. I seem to have spent my time on the fringe of you. There are photo's of you with other people and I seem to be off in the back ground oblivious to your presence. Hilarious. My next book: "How I Missed My Cousin AJ at The Global Family Reunion!" Your dear cousin, Mags.

On June 8, 2015 at 02:36GMT Lee Martin wrote:

Turns out there's 26 degrees of separation between us. Your ancestor Jacob Bird is the brother of my ancestor Adam H Bird. I did see parts of the live webstream at the Ohio Genealogical Society Library at Belleville, Ohio (I remember you mentioned Belleville specifically).

On June 3, 2015 at 16:46GMT Melanie Pohl wrote:

31 degrees of separation, through both of my mother's parents' families. ::waves:: Hi, cousin!

Bummed that I can't make it to the reunion... :(

On May 31, 2015 at 21:46GMT Alli Edwards wrote:

It's only taken me researching on and off for a year, but we are 28 degrees apart! Howdy from Texas!

Thanks and Gig'em! Allison

On May 11, 2015 at 12:45GMT Jacqueline Brooks wrote:

Hello A.J, I am 26 degrees separation from you via my husband, he is 25 degrees from you.

Can I find degrees of separation to a distant relative using this feature?

On May 4, 2015 at 06:14GMT Ashley Lloyd wrote:

Hello! :) According to the Connection Finder, we are 26 degrees separated! Guess we're related then? Haha.

Blessed Be, Ashley

On April 28, 2015 at 11:50GMT Davina Dodds wrote:

Hi there, still newish to wiki and stumbled upon this degree of separation thingymabob, well it seems we are 35 degrees separated! SO I thought I would drop a line and say hi. HI!!

Davina.

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