Is there a project that covers these pre-1700 people?

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I picked up a couple of orphaned profiles a while ago that are similar - but apparently not the same person. They were both created by the import of DeCoursey-124.ged

They are https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Smith-2033 and https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Smith-2157 both listed as married to Thomas Thompson but with different parents and siblings. Someone else has done some research as to which Elizabeth should be listed as the wife of Thomas Thompson (source left in public message on profile). 

1.) Geographical region and time period:   Connecticut - 1650-1700

2.) Some example names and dates Elizabeth Smith 1651-1706; Elizabeth Smith 1653-?

3.) Source(s) for my information on them:   Descendants of Gov Thomas Wells / Connecticut Magazine; Barbour Collection

Before I get started adding and changing profiles, can you tell me if there is a WikiTree project that would cover these people? If so, how do I get in touch with the project members to coordinate and collaborate on the profiles? Thanks for any assistance

in The Tree House by Emily Holmberg G2G6 Pilot (111k points)

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Best answer

Yes, the Connecticut Project is a sub-project of US HIstory and could cover these people if they needed coverage.

In general, feel free to update profiles in Connecticut that need proper sourcing and more information. Ask yourself: Does what I'm adding add value to the profile. Always, always source your updates/changes/facts/statements. Before you make major changes like parents make sure you attempt to contact the profile managers. It's always polite to contact managers if you're going to do a major overhaul.

Your sources seem to be good, so go for it. Improve away. Good luck trying to determine what facts belong where.

Please if you have questions, ask. G2G is also a good place to ask questions. Use the connecticut tag

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by Anne B G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
selected by E. Compton
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I don't think there is a project.  I just wanted to say that I've worked on a number of DeCoursey profiles and although unsourced, they are often pretty correct, but I very much doubt they are the same person.  Maybe you could figure out who the other "Liz" married.
by Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz G2G6 Pilot (531k points)

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