Do you like to help others connect to our Global Tree? Join us in the Connectors Project. [closed]

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The Connectors Project focuses on connecting loose branches and twigs to our Global Family Tree. 

Many of us are able to connect right up to this tree when we join, as we have cousins who are already here. Others, it takes some time and effort, and that's where Connectors come in. 

Connectors work on those unconnected families and profiles and research to source and connect them so we're all one tree, rather than many separate ones. 

If you like making connections and helping others with their family research, the Connectors project is the place for you. Just Answer this question below and we'll get you a badge and a welcome!

asked in Requests for Project Volunteers by Abby Glann G2G6 Pilot (359k points)
closed by Abby Glann
Abby,

Thanks for the recruiting effort. the Challange can always use more entrants.

Bob
I would like to become a connector, because I like making family trees

Xander,

Ask Abby to award you the Connector badge, then come on over to the August Challenge and join the fun..........

Please award me the connecter badge
This is what I do anyway, typically on things that come up in my feed. I'll join up if you'll have me.
Hi! I'd love to join up to support the Connectors Project. I'm a 2nd year communication design student in New Zealand (I'm actually originally from the USA) - and would love to help connect missing information.  Currently i'm working on adding and sourcing information on the Somerville family of Otago/Dunedin - and trying to connect the Mennonite roots of the Haldeman family

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Hi Abby, I have been "Sourcing" for awhile now and decided to try "Connecting" particularly with the Dysart surname. My first attempt this past week ended up with a thread of 23 people before I found a connection! WOW! but it was fun. I will post them in answer to a challenge. Glad to be a part of the team. Ann
answered by Ann Dysart G2G3 (3.6k points)
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Thanks for invitation. I've already done some of the work and find it challenging and rewarding.
answered by Sandy Harris G2G3 (4k points)
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Connectors Challenge for March 2018
1. Began with Dysart-492 and Covert-688 both connected only to each other with Findagrave sources and not to the Wiki Family Tree. Added 1880 Census showing them together.
2. Covert-688 in above
3. Covert-836 father to Covert-688 with Jewett Family History, 1850, 1860, 1870 Census
4. Covert-841 son to Covert-836 with Jewett Family History, 1850, 1860, 1870 Census
5. Covert-842 child to Covert-841 with Findagrave, marriage record
6. Jewett-4482 wife to Covert-836 with Jewett Family History, census records
7. Jewett-4483 father to Jewett-4482 with Jewett Family History
8. Woodin-229 wife to Jewett-4483 with Jewett Family History
9. Jewett-4484 father to Jewett-4483 with Jewett Family History
10. Ashby-2213 wife to Jewett-4484 with Jewett Family History
11. Dysart-531 father to Dysart-492 with 1860 and 1870 Census, Civil War Enlistment information
12. Unknown-374458 wife to Dysart-531 and mother to Dysart-492 with 1860, 1870, 1880 Census
13. Dysart-528 child to Dysart-492 and Covert-688 with Findagrave, 1880 Census
14. Dysart-527 child to Dysart-492 and Covert-688 with Findagrave, 1880 census, death records
15. Dysart-1075 daughter to Dysart-492 and Covert-688 with 1880 Census, death records
16. Hanna-2270 husband to Dysart-1075 with marriage record, 1900 Census
17. Hanna-2273 daughter of Hanna-2270 and Dysart-1075 with SS Death Index, 1910 Census
18. Hanna-2274 daughter of Hanna-2270 and Dysart-1075 with SS Death Index, 1910 Census
19. McDonald-14012 mother of Hanna-2270 with 1900 Census, death records
20. Stearns-2043 husband of Hanna-2273 with marriage record, 1930 Census
21. Robbins-5904 mother of Stearn-2043 with 1900 Census, Naturalization Records
22. Stearns-2045 husband to Robbins-5904 and father to Stearns-2043 with marriage record, 1880 Census
23. Stearns-1485 sister of Stearns-2043 with 1900 Census, Naturalization Records             
CONNECTION NOW MADE FOR ALL 23 OF THESE PROFILES TO WIKITREE FAMILY!
answered by Ann Dysart G2G3 (3.6k points)
Hi Ann,

This month's Connector's Challenge should start today. Add the "connectors" tag and it should show up in your G2G feed once Bob has it up. Then you can copy your answer here and paste it there. Thanks for joining in!
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I am looking forward to helping in this project. The more we connect, the more we are connected.

Leigh
answered by Leigh Mitchell G2G1 (1.2k points)
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I would love to join this project and help make connections.

-Allison
answered by Allison Hunter Hill G2G Crew (450 points)
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I'd like to join the connectors!
answered by John Rosser G2G3 (3.6k points)
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Sure, add me. I work best if someone points me to a specific starting point. I get a little overwhelmed with thousands of choices.
answered by Katrina Whitaker G2G6 Mach 3 (32.2k points)
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I would like to join the project.  This is what I am doing anyway-trying to connect my family to the larger tree.

Since I started this on wikitree this month, I've gotten two branches of my family connected.  And I'm working on more.
answered by Kathryn Morse G2G6 (6.5k points)
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I would love to participate to help connect parts of other members trees and even get some help connecting certain limbs of my family
answered by Mary Tomlinson G2G Crew (850 points)
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I would love to join the connectors group.  I have a part of my family that does have no connection that I focus on finding...
answered by James McGuire G2G1 (1.3k points)
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HI Abby, I work to connect all unconnected profiles together that belong in family lines I work on--even those who are only peripherally related. I am also currently working on cleaning up a very old gedcom of over 8000. I just discovered it is part of the Lost and Found Project so I will be tagging the unconnected profiles for connectors to work on. I can also tag unconnected profiles I come across.
answered by Emma MacBeath G2G6 Pilot (512k points)
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Hi! I'd love to become a Connector. I'm the kind of person who adds their great-aunts husbands mother's brother's wife's sister's husband's father's second wife, so connections are a lot of fun for me.
answered by Amy Utting G2G6 Mach 8 (87k points)

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