Greeters Project Newsletter (August 2020)

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These members of the Greatest Gang joined WikiTree:

  • Astrid Spaargaren became a WikiTreer on 15 Aug 2015

  • Karen Lowe became a WikiTreer on 3 Aug 2011

These members became part of the Greatest Gang:

  • Barbara became part of the team on 13 Aug 2019

  • Mindy became part of the team on 13 Aug 2018

  • Pip became part of the team on 25 Aug 2018

  • Wendy became part of the team on 19 Aug 2019

These changes happened in the last month with the Greatest Gang:

  • Azure moved to Greeter Leader status

  • Rhonda & Hilary joined the GEDCOM team 

  • Laura & Mary joined the DNA team 

  • Lothar & Azure joined the Merge team

  • Laura joined the Week 2 team 

  • Chandra became a Greeter 5 Jul 2020

  • Nicole D retired to an Emeritus status                                                                              

Learn Something New Every Day

Church archives might help you find early passenger records. Immigrants often arrived with introductory documents used to join a church in America. The Episcopal Church called these letters of transfer; the Congregational Church, dismissions; Quakers, certificates of removal. Lutherans also used similar documents.

Stats

Lots of statistics are being followed regarding the Greeter Project and here are the July stats.

  • 2 Week Team left 2,864 messages
  • Pre-1700 Team left 297 messages
  • Honor Code Team reviewed 2,867 profiles and left 526 messages
  • Merge Feed Team left 30 messages
  • DNA Team reviewed 3,556 profiles and left 147 messages

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Greeters welcome new Guests and confirm Volunteers for full membership while we simultaneously protect our members from spammers.  We also answer questions from our guests and new members and make sure they get the help they need to have a successful start on Wikitree.

WikiTree profile: Greeters Project WikiTree
in The Tree House by Mindy Silva G2G6 Pilot (607k points)
edited by Mindy Silva

 A Greeter is ...

...a full member, at least 18 years old, who joined WikiTree more than one month ago.

...a Wiki Genealogist who has signed the Honor Code and has made over 100 non-GEDCOM contributions.

...a special volunteer who is able to communicate with guests and new members in a friendly, helpful manner.

...able to edit a profile, post messages, and use email.

...someone who has a good understanding of WikiTree principles and procedures or knows where to find the answers.

If you’re interested in being a Greeter, please visit the join thread at https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/729030

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As always, a great newsletter, Mindy! The stats highlight the extra accomplishments of the Greeters - the things we do besides the normal greeting duties.

Thank you!
by Virginia Fields G2G6 Pilot (682k points)

Thanks! laugh You guys are all so amazing!

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