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Through the rest of 2014: I have a pretty full plate in my (non genealogy) business, therefore I don't expect to be very active here during this time. Thanks. Smith-32867 12:57, 20 October 2014 (EDT)
Here is my current Do List.
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. They live near Glen Echo Park with at least one cat.
She studied art, anthropology and communications at both University of California Santa Cruz and University of California San Diego (from which she graduated in the early 1980s). She also studied painting at the San Francisco School of Art, and more recently at Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo, MD. She also enjoys sewing, hand-work and crafts, and knitting and quilting.
The bulk of her career has focused on helping nonprofit organizations be more effective at pursuing their missions through communications, strategic planning and more recently, organizational learning. She was an early pioneer in online and then Internet communications, serving peace and social justice and environmental organizations.
Jillaine retained her maiden name, Smith, after marriage. (The only female among her siblings to do so.)
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.
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. She is currently in the midst of the NGS home study course, after which she intends to pursue certification through BCG.
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On October 28, 2014 at 17:32GMT Bertram Sluys wrote:
On October 20, 2014 at 15:32GMT Shirley Dalton wrote:
On September 23, 2014 at 14:39GMT Naomi Gustafson wrote:
On September 6, 2014 at 18:41GMT Kristina Adams wrote:
On September 3, 2014 at 16:54GMT Kristina Adams wrote:
There are a few folders in my box that I haven't looked in for 15 years, maybe I will find more.
On August 30, 2014 at 21:32GMT Vic Watt wrote:
On August 29, 2014 at 21:51GMT Kyle Dane wrote:
On August 28, 2014 at 01:21GMT Michael Stills wrote:
On August 14, 2014 at 18:22GMT April Dauenhauer wrote:
Some things are worth taking the time.
Thank you for the amazing note on Vermont - I wondered why I never ran across it:)
On August 14, 2014 at 02:15GMT April Dauenhauer wrote:
For the Puritan Great Migration Project, I'm still running across profiles that need the template as I work on Richardson's gateway ancestors list.
I no longer see the six New England states - Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Connecticut - listed on the project page. I thought I had them listed on our gateway ancestors page once but they are gone. Before replacing them I want to check if that is still the proper guideline for PGM.