Jillaine Smith

Jillaine Smith

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Jillaine S. Smith
Born 1950's.
Daughter of [private father (1920's - unknown)] and [private mother (1920's - unknown)]
Sister of [private sister (1940's - unknown)], [private sister (1950's - unknown)] and [private brother (1950's - unknown)]
[children unknown]
Account confirmed 11 October 2012 | Jillaine's 36880 contributions | 2000 thank-yous received
Last profile change on 30 August 2014
17:32: Vic Watt posted a message on the page for Jillaine Smith. [Thank Vic for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Categories: Huguenot Migration Project | Puritan Great Migration Project | Profile Improvement Project | WikiTree Leaders | WikiTree Arborists.

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Status

Generally: As of January 2014, due to increased (paid) workload, I am in mostly responsive mode related to the Projects I'm involved with. I'll respond to requests, but am not currently proactively managing projects.

Here is my current Do List.

Biography

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.)

Genealogy

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 August 30, 2014 Vic Watt wrote:

Jilliane, Please take a look at the Harris To Do List I linked to http://www.wikitree.com/index.php?titleHarris-1280&public1 This is what I am looking for, to allow better collaboration. What do you think of it? If you have suggestions, please let me know. It is not currently automated, so it is a pain to construct, but once it is right, I hope to get Rob to help me.

Vic


On August 29, 2014 Kyle Dane wrote:

Jillaine and Kyle are 8th cousins two times removed. Nice! Tupper is a name common to both of us.


On August 28, 2014 Michael Stills wrote:

Thank you Jillaine! I appreciate the nice comments and I have enjoyed and learned from your comments as well. I have only recently become more involved with Wikitree, it has really sucked me in...like Genealogy.


On August 19, 2014 Nick Andreola wrote:

Your notes on the changes for Hannah gave me a very welcome chuckle---Thanks!


On August 18, 2014 Sharon Troy Centanne wrote:

Hi, Jillaine,

Thanks for your comment.  :) I sent a detailed email to your regular email address. Your cousin, Sharon Troy-204


On August 17, 2014 Arik Russell wrote:

I added you to Thomas Lathrop's profile as a manager.


On August 14, 2014 April Dauenhauer wrote:

Thinking about your comment, I've realized that it would be simple to add Anderson as a source to the PGM profiles, because Richardson puts the reference in his footnotes - all I need to do is open the NEHGS search page and use the database search.

Some things are worth taking the time.

Thank you for the amazing note on Vermont - I wondered why I never ran across it:)

Best,

April D.D.


On August 14, 2014 April Dauenhauer wrote:

Hi Jillaine,

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.

Thank you,

April Dauenhauer


On August 10, 2014 Mary Hammond wrote:

No...It looks like I am on trusted list instead......


On August 8, 2014 Paul Kinsey wrote:

Kinsey 60 and 337 are the same person, there is no valid reason why they should not be merged, unfortunately the family connections generally entered by Bruce Kinsey for the branches in Cheshire and Wales are so poorly researched and need sorting out. I have edited out the errors on the Hugh Kinsey (337) page so removing the errors that were there, thus hopefully making it easier to merge with Kinsey-60.

I have initiated a new Merger. regards, Paul Kinsey, Kinsey One Name Study


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