Will you participate in the Source-a-Thon? Archived registrations (5) [closed]

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Source-a-Thon runners

This registration page is now full. See the new one.

Registration is open for the Source-a-Thon!

It will be going for 72 hours straight, October 1-3. Those are the first three days of Family History Month: Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. We're including Monday so that those who are busy on the weekend can still participate.

This registration page is now full. See the new one.

asked in The Tree House by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
closed by Eowyn Langholf
Ok Thanks
That's great, Kathleen Johnson, can you repost your source-a-thon request as an answer? The system works better for assigning race numbers that way. Sorry for the inconvenience. I have your number waiting for you (-:
I'm in Illinois. Researching family history back to Revolutionary times.
Hi Christine, if you haven't answered this question yet (as opposed to commenting) please head to the new registration thread as this one is full and post an answer to join in: http://www.wikitree.com/g2g/298348/will-you-participate-the-source-thon-current-registrations

 

Thanks!

79 Answers

+13 votes
Love to give back to Wikitree, please count me in.
answered by Rionne Brooks G2G6 Mach 3 (38.8k points)

Thanks Rionne! You're number 293!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/293.png

P.S. don't forget to include “your locality or the location or genealogical topic you like to research.”

Location- Sydney Australia, Happy to work on unsourced Australian content, perhaps a Gedcom that is orphaned?

Thanks Rionne! [click here] to sign up for Team Australia!

Sign me up!

My research includes early settlers from England and Scotland and also from throughout the English speaking world including; South Africa, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), St Helena Island, India, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA.

I'll help if I can. please register me. I live in England.

Mills 7658
Alastair and Stella, if you haven't already been assigned numbers, post again as a separate answer, rather than a comment. Thanks for joining!
+13 votes
I'll be happy to do as much as I can. Australia.
answered by Eileen Strikwerda G2G6 Mach 1 (10.6k points)

Thanks Eileen, You're # 294

Thanks Anne

Hello Eileen!  Just to let you know we have a Team Australia for the Source-a-Thon and you're most welcome to join us!

Already registered with Team Australia a couple of days ago, Vicki.
D'oh! Of course you did, yours is the top answer. Ha ha ha ha.

(I've been on here too long today!  :-) )
+11 votes
I thought I had registered but I am finding the system a bit too complex for my new eyes on this page.

 

Therese
answered by T F G2G Crew (960 points)

Hi Therese & Thanks! You're number 295!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/295.png

Happy to have finally received my number thanks everyone for your help.

Forgive my awkward steps to working this out please.
+12 votes
I am interested in doing this there are too many profiles listed without sources and I would like to help. I am based in Ohio and I have ancestors in Kentucky and West Virginia. I am currently working on ancestors in Pike County, Kentucky, Floyd County, Kentucky and Johnson County, Kentucky on my paternal line of ancestry. However I would be willing to help with any Kentucky, Ohio, or West Virginia profiles. I know that this is about all the unsourced profiles, but I am including a link to my old website if anyone is interested: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~elyandra/
[Please Note: I have switched over to Wikitree for most of my research and the old website is needing a massive update, but the surnames are listed on there that I have a connection to directly]
answered by Jeanne Howell G2G6 (7.2k points)

Thanks J.M.! You're number 296!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/296.png

TY Liz Shifflett :)

Have you signed up with a team yet? Would be happy to have you join Team Missouri, it covers bordering states including Kentucky.

I haven't signed up for a team yet. This is my first time doing this challenge, I'm still trying to wrap my head around what all is involved. I know the local library doesn't have much on Missouri though. I do have access to Ancestry, Family Search and Heritage quest online though. My local library has a bunch of Ohio stuff, some WV and KY, but not as much as Ohio. I do like the idea of a team though. I don't know how well I will do this first time, its not the apply yourself to doing this aspect, its the I find a profile and have to find sources for multiple ones that might be an issue. I just spent 3 - 4 days researching a profile that I helped merge to get information on the individual. so that might be an issue. But every little bit helps I suppose and I can always go back and add more information later for them so I could get the sources on the profiles and go back afterwards to put the transcriptions in and everything else.
The object of the Source-a-Thon is to remove profiles from the unsourced categories. So if you add even one source that is definitely an improvement. Let me know if you would like to join Team Missouri. There are some additional online resources for Missouri listed on our Team page.
I have switched, as well. I found many ancestors in N. & S. Carolina lately. I would like to be a part of this team.
S. Stone
Have you signed up with Source-a-Thon? You need a Bib #. You can sign up here https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/458118/

Then I will be happy to have you on team Missouri.
+12 votes
Yes I am interested - in South African sources. Thanks
answered by Gordon Mac Rae G2G6 (8.9k points)

Thanks Gordon! You're number 297!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/297.png

+14 votes
Yes I can apply myself in those days

Vic Australia
answered by Peter Curtis G2G6 (6.4k points)

Yay! Hi Peter & Thanks! You're number 298!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/298.png

P.S. [click here] to join Team Australia

Thanks Liz
+12 votes
Happy to work on England.
answered by anonymous G2G6 Pilot (252k points)

Thanks Martin! You're number 299!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/299.png

PS - [click here] to see the list of teams, which includes Team GB-Gen

+12 votes
Count me in
answered by Robin Withrow G2G Crew (560 points)

Thanks Robin! You're number 300!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/300.png

P.S. don't forget to include “your locality or the location or genealogical topic you like to research.”

I work a lot on Ashe, Watsuga and Rutherford Counties in NC and live not far from the NC Archives.
+12 votes
Sign me up too please - I've joined team GB to source Scottish profiles :-)
answered by Sheena Tait G2G6 Mach 3 (35.7k points)

Thanks Sheena! You're number 301!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/301.png

+11 votes
I'll sign up, though I am not sure of my plans for that weekend.

I am located in Northern Virginia, USA, but was born in England, and my genealogy focuses on England.

I will join Team GB, and will probably focus on sourcing Members of Parliament.

If I find profiles which ARE unsourced, but are not MARKED as unsourced, do they count?
answered by Janet Gunn G2G6 Mach 5 (59.5k points)

Thanks Janet! You're number 302!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/302.png

P.S. to count, a profile must be in an unsourced category before the Source-a-Thon starts. See [this page] & also [this G2G post].

+14 votes
Add me to the list!  I'm not yet certain if I'll be working that weekend, but I'm sure I can do at least some sourcing.  I'll focus on Pennsylvania, and perhaps New York and New Jersey..
answered by Star Kline G2G6 Pilot (497k points)

Thanks Star! You're number 303!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/303.png

+13 votes
I thought I posted, but I don't see it. I was going to give it a try.
answered by Sue Hall G2G6 Mach 8 (89.1k points)

Thanks Mary! You're number 304!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/304.png

+13 votes
Yes, I will do my best to participate.
answered by Jimmy M. Sisson G2G1 (1.6k points)

Thanks Jimmy! You're number 305!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/305.png

+13 votes
sign me up.  United States, wherever.
answered by Beverly Williams G2G Crew (650 points)

Thanks Beverly! You're number 306!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/306.png

+14 votes
Would love to, count me in... I live in Minnesota, but have family in Oklahoma, Texas, and I am from California, put me where needed.
answered by Rebecca Walker G2G5 (5.3k points)

Thanks Rebecca! You're number 307!

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/307.png

+15 votes
Sign me up i be glad to help

Enoch
answered by Enoch Stuivenberg G2G6 Mach 2 (27.4k points)

Thanks Enoch, You're # 308

+14 votes
I'm in South Africa.
answered by Dirk Laurie G2G6 Mach 3 (33.1k points)

Your number is 309, Dirk ! Thanks so much for helping !

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/309.png

+12 votes
Just sign me up!
answered by Carol Edge G2G2 (2.2k points)

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/310.pngYou are number 310, Carol. Thanks so much for your participation.

+14 votes
I'll be joining!!! Netherlands.
answered by Joan Dubbelboer G2G5 (5.5k points)

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/311.png311 is your number, Joan ! Thank you.

+13 votes
Yes count me in.
answered by Connie Louden G2G2 (2.1k points)

http://www.wikitree.com/images/source-a-thon/bibs/312.png312 is your number, Connie. Thanks so much for your participation in the source-a-thon.

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