Jillaine Smith

Jillaine Smith

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Jillaine S. Smith
Born 1950's.
Child of [private father] and [private mother]
Account confirmed 11 October 2012 | Jillaine's 33918 contributions | 1661 thank-yous received
Last profile change on 15 April 2014
12:18: Jim Lhamon posted a message on the page for Jillaine Smith. [Thank Jim for this]
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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.

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 April 15, 2014 Jim Lhamon wrote:

You sent me a message "The following message from Jillaine Smith was posted on the WikiTree profile of Thomas Axtell.

What is the evidence for the wife Sarah Barker, please? Thanks."

The person who added that information was John Putnam who is the manager of that entry. Regards Jim Lhamon


On April 14, 2014 Jim Lhamon wrote:

Ref Sarah Barker see John Putnam


On April 13, 2014 Trevor Bruso wrote:

Hi , you are correct the information for Treadway 213 and Rogers-249 do not match. Your information is correct. I never realized that the stone/rogers/ treadway/ howe thing was a century old mystery. But after some review your Rogers-249 seems to be the most accurate. By completing the merge and just using your data in the merge it eliminates the possibility of Treadway-213 from propagating on wiki tree. Thanks Trevor


On April 9, 2014 Lana H wrote:

My ancestors were Volga Germans. I traced them through Russia, but am stuck getting to Germany! Where now?

My first ancestor on my paternal side in Russia was Johnn Heinrich Weitzel from Bonstadt/Friedberg, Hesse. The census in Russia has inconsistent birth year of either 1735 or 1729, and the death between 1798 and 1834 in Russia. He had two marriages, one Maria Katherina Lufft born Oberlais/Nidda, Hesse, no DOB given, and Anna Elisabeta Gais born 1753 or 1741.

Other side of the family shows Carl Strackbein first in Russia born in 1731 in Eggenstein, Karlsruhe, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany, married Christina Jahraus (b. 1736 in Durlach, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, died 1780 in Russia).

I am totally stuck on finding their ancestors in Germany. How to do it? Thanks!


On April 8, 2014 Mary Hammond wrote:

I am not sure what reference you mean..

d'Augerville (?) research that ties Isabel to the Todd family?


On April 7, 2014 John Schmeeckle wrote:

Hi Jillaine, perhaps you'll know more than I do (or know where to look) regarding immigrant Henry Adams, ancestor of the Adams presidents, at G2G here. Thanks!


On April 3, 2014 Terry Wright wrote:

congratulations Jillaine your profile George Allen won this weeks profile of the week

~Terry~


On March 27, 2014 Tom Bredehoft wrote:

Re: Henry Allen. I have no idea on his birth date. not my doing, I think.


On March 21, 2014 Robin Craig wrote:

I just did some work on Dyer-493 in response to your comment. Let me know if I have put the excerpts from sources in an acceptable format.


On March 18, 2014 GeneJ X wrote:

Hi Julliane, I posted the comment about Sarah (Conant) Leach to Roger Conant's page, because that is where the claim is made (in his biographical sketch). Sadly, however, Sarah (Conant) Leach (aka Sarah2), Conant-36, has been modified this morning so she is confused as the child by that name who died at England (aka Conant-309.

It does not help that there are at least two WikiTree profiles about Lawrence's son, John (neither reporting his now known baptismal record. See Leach-1267 and Leach-311. Neither of these profiles now report a proper wife. (Suggesting a Waldron wife confuses Lawrence's son with a John Leach of Dedham, England and Marblehead, Mass. who was almost certainly not the same John Leach. [Marblehead TR; Essex Deeds])


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