- Jillaine Smith's Profile
- Family Tree & Genealogy Tools
I have a pretty full plate in my (non genealogy) business, therefore I don't expect to be very active. Thanks. Smith-32867 12:57, 20 October 2014 (EDT)
Jillaine was born at the tail end of the baby boom, youngest of four children of John & Miriam Smith. Raised in California, she moved to Washington DC in the mid 1990s to marry Philip David Bogdonoff.
Jillaine started researching her family in 1998. She also maintains a set of genie pages at RootsWeb.
Her research areas include:
- Colonial New England (Winthrop's fleet and later; not Mayflower); she published an article in the NEHGS Register about the two Richard Taylors of Yarmouth, MA.
- Southwest Germany (including the ability to decipher old German church records); in particular, she is documenting the town of Schwenningen (now part of current-day Schwenningen-Villingen), especially the 1847 town-subsidized emigration of the poor.
Wikitree Free Space Pages
- Jillaine's Dream Source Help Page - what I'd like to see replace the numerous different help pages concerning sources and citations.
- GEDCOM Conversion wishlist - an initial start at providing Chris with new alternatives to the existing GEDCOM upload conversion.
- Jillaine's self-guided tour to working with NNS profiles - don't quote me; this may be wrong.
- My to-do list
- Jillaine's Sources - sources I cite regularly.
- Soldiers in King Philip's War - probably a stupid idea, but an effort to convert what's in a public domain work to an index-- linked to pertinent wikitree profiles-- of those who fought in this 17th century colonial war with Native Americans in New England. Incomplete.
She also conducts research professionally, is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, New England Historic Genealogical Society, National Genealogy Society; and a graduate/survivor of Course 4 at IGHR.
- Jillaine's formal name
- full middle name (S.)
- e-mail address
- exact birthdate
- birth location
- images (1)
- private siblings' names
- spouse's name and marriage information
Jillaine is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
- Making sure I see important announcements from Chris and other staff
- Betz is the maiden name of my gr-gr-grandmother on my father's side. The emigrated from Feilbingert, Rheinpfalz in the 1840s to Buffalo, NY
- Gluntz (Glunz) is the maiden name of my emigrant ancestor who left Hausen ob Verena in Southern Germany in the 1860s
- Gluntz (Glunz) is the maiden name of my emigrant ancestor who left Hausen ob Verena in Southern Germany in the 1860s Settling in Buffalo, NY
- My husband is descended of a Huguenot. Their history is interesting. Escaping France and massacre for their religious beliefs.
- Jauch is the surname of my emigrating ancestor who left Schwenningen in southern Germany in the mid 1800s and settled in Buffalo NY. I also run a one-name study here on this surname and have much info about Jauchs throughout the country. Yauch is a variation.
- PGM is the Puritan Great Migration project which I founded. We seek to improve profiles of those people who emigrated to Nee England 1620-1640.
- PGM is the Puritan Great Migration project which I founded. We seek to improve profiles of those people who emigrated to New England 1620-1640.
- Because I care.
Jillaine Smith's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Jillaine or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Jillaine:
- Jillaine Smith - AncestryDNA
GEDMatch ID A702158
Ancestry.com member Jillaine_Smith
Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Family Tree DNA.
- Links to profiles in personal profile messages Aug 9, 2013.
- Login to request to the join the Trusted List so that you can edit.
- Private Messages: Send a private message to Jillaine. (Best for comments to Jillaine that need to be private.)
- Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages to or about Jillaine that can be public. Limit 20 per day.)
On January 27, 2016 at 23:29GMT Phillip Rich wrote:
As a "Solutions Specialist" in the copier/printer sales and service industry, I get quite a bit of practice in the art of diffusing combatant conversation. Ya know, nobody ever calls to say "Hey, my copier is running Great and allowed me to meet all my deadlines this week with virtually no effort." But honestly, I had to delete quite a bit in that particular exchange before hitting the [Post] button.
My Maternal Grandfather was a Matthews of Yadkin, NC and I have traced his line back, with absolute certainty, to Absalom. My Wiki Cousin Doug feels pretty certain Absalom was son of Aaron, but I require a bit more proof. Beyond that neither of us has found anything conclusive. Of course if you're looking for Matthews' you have to keep an eye on Mathews and Matthis as well... I have seen many instances of the same person being noted with all 3 spellings in different source records. Doug recently took a Y-DNA test, but I don't think he has gotten much more than confirmation of what we already knew and a handful of obscure clues thus far from that angle.
Anyway, it's always a pleasure! Take care of you!
On January 9, 2016 at 19:11GMT Cynthia B wrote:
I have no idea why I made Rice-7200 an unmerged match! I "always" leave a bulletin board for unmerged matches too, so this is a mystery to me - (mind glitch?). I could not find any reason not to make it a merge (now done). Thank you for noticing!
"There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man ... nee nee nee nee nee nee nee nee ..."
On December 30, 2015 at 17:42GMT Ellen Smith wrote:
For the record, I'm one of the myriad descendants of Edmund Rice. If the genealogical connections are correct, I have multiple lines of descent through his son Edward plus at least one line through his son Samuel. Edited: Also at least one line through Thomas.
On December 4, 2015 at 15:58GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:
You may start a One Name Study anytime you would like. The project is is low key, so the order & manner in which you proceed is at your discretion. Thanks for your interest & I'll award you a badge.
On November 25, 2015 at 22:43GMT Albertus de Friest Macnamara wrote:
On November 25, 2015 at 20:23GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:
On November 25, 2015 at 20:20GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:
The project profile has a handy set of links on it... I use it most to connect to the Google Group. It's also listed in Category:Louisiana Families Project along with other project members who have added the category to their profile (encouraged, but not a requirement).
On November 13, 2015 at 15:45GMT Robert Patterson wrote:
On November 2, 2015 at 15:09GMT Ellen Smith wrote:
Unfortunately, a leader popped in and rapidly approved the merge for Gilbert Brooks, but not for Eilizabeth Simmons, so suddenly the Simmons profile was connected to the good profile for Gilbert Brooks.
I am wary of proposing to merge any of these Simmons profiles to the Unknown profile, because it's way too common for someone to decide to reverse a merge toward Unknown and direct it to the seemingly real last name... (and even PPP status may not prevent that, as there are leaders who don't look very carefully).
On October 27, 2015 at 16:20GMT Cynthia B wrote: