Projects

Categories: Projects | WikiTree Help

Projects are collaborations between WikiTree members. If you want to start a project for anything, contact Lianne Lavoie!

Contents

Active Projects

These are Projects that currently have active collaboration between participants, and discussions on G2G and/or the project talk page in the last 3 months.

1776 Project

The 1776 Project is for Profiles of ancestors that were involved in the early history of the United States of America, circa 1776 through 1789. This time period covers the War for Independence through the ratification of the United States Constitution by our Founding Fathers. Please join us!

Current Leader: Kitty Smith

Acadians

The place for WikiTreers who want to improve WikiTree's coverage of the French settlers who came to Nova Scotia and the surrounding areas in the early 1600s, and their descendants.

Current Leaders: Lianne Lavoie, Roland Arsenault, and Annette Cormier

Ambassadors

WikiTree Ambassadors are volunteers who are active in social media and/or blogging and who are dedicated to helping share the WikiTree love!

Current Leader: Eowyn Langholf

Arborists

WikiTree Arborists are volunteers who have taken on the mission of improving the overall health of our single world WikiTree. In particular, Arborists seek out and merge duplicate profiles.

Current Leaders: Fred Remus and Michelle Hartley

Australia

The Australia Project is an umbrella Project for discussion and co-ordination of various sub-projects (below), and for suggesting new projects. All sub project members gain the Australia badge.

Anzacs

This project is for those who have WikiTree profiles of people who were Anzacs and to honour their service. We shall remember them.
Current Leaders: Terry Wright and Irene Dillon

Australian Convicts and First Settlers

To coordinate the efforts of WikiTreers who are working to improve the converage of the first European settlers of Australia.
Current Leader: Paul Bech

Bushrangers

Tracing the lives and families of Bushrangers in Australia
Current Leaders: Paul Bech, Terry Wright, Irene Dillon, and Eric Daly

Bahamas

To coordinate WikiTreers who are researching and improving WikiTree's coverage of families in the Bahamas.

Current Leaders: Peter Roberts

Canadian History

For WikiTreers who are working on improving the profiles of the Canadian Prime Ministers, Fathers of Confederation, and other historical Canadian figures.

Current Leader: Erin Breen

Categorization

To bring together WikiTreers who want to help manage the Categories and encourage their use.

Current Leaders: Terri Rick, Daniel Thompson, and Gail Cox

Descendants_of_Pocahontas

The purpose of this project is to trace Pocahontas' descendants, and try to untangle the myths surrounding her family.

Current Leader: Maggie N.

DNA and Wiki Genealogy

For those interested in exploring how WikiTree can integrate DNA test results.

Current Leader: Kitty Smith

European Aristocrats

The oldest and largest project on WikiTree, EuroAristo's focus is on the noble families of Europe, from as far back as there are reliable records, to the present day.

Current Leader: Katherine Patterson

Family History Photo of the Week

A sub-project of the Ambassadors Project, members nominate the most interesting new photos uploaded to WikiTree in the past week, then choose a winner. Please become a Voting Member!

Current Leaders: Eowyn Langholf, Michele Bergin and Abby Glann

Global Family Reunion

The mission of this project is to help make family connections for the Global Family Reunion planned for June 6, 2015.

Current Leader: Abby Glann

Greeters

A friendly group of members who welcome new guest members and confirm those who volunteer to become Wiki Genealogists.

Current Leader: Irene Dillon

Huguenot Migration

This project focuses on the French Huguenots, Protestants living in Catholic France who migrated to other countries to avoid persecution.

Current Leader: Jillaine Smith

Integrators Project (G2G)

This project focuses on integrating WikiTree and the Genealogist-2-Genealogist Forum.

Current Leaders: Eowyn Langholf and Erin Breen

Irish Roots

A project for WikiTreers with Irish ancestry.

Current Leaders: Terry Wright, Billy Wallace, and Maria Maxwell

LDS Pioneers

This project focuses on the LDS Pioneers who came from the East (NY, Vermont, Illinois, Ohio, etc) and settled in Utah.

Current Leaders: Eowyn Langholf and Maggie N

Magna Carta

The goal of this project is to categorize and improve profiles of the twenty-five barons who were surety for Magna Carta, and the "illustrious men" named in the preamble, and their immediate families and descendants, in preparation for the 800th anniversary celebration in England in June 2015.

Current Leaders: April Dauenhauer and John Schmeeckle

Mayflower

For WikiTreers who are working on the profiles of the Mayflower passengers and their immediate families.

Current Leader: Becky Syphers

Mentors

Mentors are Wiki Genealogists who help and interact with new members in our community. Basically, we take over where the Greeters leave off. Mentors will play a big role in getting guests and new members going, as well as educating members through various means such as the G2G and the blog.

Current Leader: Irene Dillon

New Netherland Settlers

This project focuses on New Netherland families who settled the area during Dutch rule. The period covered is through October 1674, but see the project's criteria page for details, as it also has a subcategory that covers to 1800.

Current Leader: Liz Shifflett

One Name Studies

For anyone who wants to pursue a One Name Study, allowing sharing and collaboration with other members while keeping the structure of the study using categories.

Current Leader: Rhian Geileick

Profile of the Week

The new Profile of the Week Project is here ! Our goal is to bring attention to great profiles — ones with interesting stories, or that are especially well-researched, or well-formatted, categorized, etc.

Current Leaders: Terry Wright, Eric Daly, and Rhian Geleick

Profile Improvement

To bring together WikiTreers who love to make profiles beautiful! We clean up messy biography sections and sources, and try to set standards for attractive, useful, and well-written biographies.

Current Leader: Rhian Geleick

Puritan Great Migration

For WikiTreers interested in the early Puritan colonists who started arriving after the Mayflower and form the 20-40k settlers who arrived in New England mostly between 1621 and 1650.

Current Leader: Jillaine Smith and Vic Watt

Quebecois

To bring together WikiTreers who are focusing on the French settlers to came to Quebec in the 17th century.

Current Leaders: John Hebert and Lianne Lavoie

Rangers

A Project for Leaders who are interested in helping prevent forest fires.

Current Leader: Eowyn Langholf

Roll of Honor

A project for Military Personnel Worldwide that were KIA,MIA,POW and WIA or recieved the highest medal from their country

Current Leader: Terri Rick

Scottish Clans

A Project for WikiTreers who are interested in the Scottish Clans and related families.

Current Leaders: Terry Wright, Nae X, Billy Wallace, and Maria Maxwell

Style Committee

A group of WikiTreers who discuss, debate, and propose changes to WikiTree's styles and standards.

Current Leader: Jillaine Smith

Templates

To coordinate WikiTreers who create and improve templates on WikiTree.

Current Leader: Rob Ton

Titanic

For WikiTreers interested in improving the profiles of the passengers and crew of the Titanic.

Current Leader: Eowyn Langholf

US Presidents

To coordinate the efforts of WikiTreers who are working to improve the profiles of the US presidents.

Current Leader: Ed Burke

US Civil War: War Between the States

Focusing on participants in this conflict 1861-1865.

Current Leaders: Nae X, Terri Rick, and Vic Watt

Volga Germans

To use the collaborative powers of WikiTree to collect, organize, and trace the information of Volga German families into one easily-referenced location.

Current Leader: Leader needed! Please contact Lianne if you are a WikiTree Leader interested in leading this project.

WikiTree Apps

This is for discussing and sharing tools to make WikiTree better. It includes external tools and the development of internal features and changes. This group is especially for those with technical skills.

Current Leader: Leader needed! Please contact Lianne if you are a WikiTree Leader interested in leading this project.

William Penn and Early Pennsylvania Settlers

For WikiTreers interested in the people who immigrated from Europe to Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas starting in 1682.

Current Leader: Kitty Smith

Dormant Projects

Dormant Projects are projects that have had no activity on G2G in the last three months. They aren't dead; they're just a bit slow right now. You can help bring them back to Active status by joining, starting some discussions, and/or recruiting new members!

Michigan Settlers

The Michigan Settlers project aims to identify and improve profiles of people who were involved in the settlement of the U.S. state of Michigan. Michigan settlers are defined as people who played a significant role in the settlement of the territory/state of Michigan, or in individual towns or cities.

Current Leader: Leader needed! Please contact Lianne if you are a WikiTree Leader interested in leading this project.

Pending Projects

Pending Projects are ideas for projects that someone wants to start, or projects that someone thinks should exist.

They should be listed here until they meet the requirements for starting a new project.

If there are project-protected profiles that don't yet have a project, list them here. Organize them by what potential project they would belong in.

If you'd be interested in participating in a project, add your name and any notes about what you would like to do.

This page was last modified 20:37, 19 April 2014. This page has been accessed 13,323 times.