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

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I want to help contribute to the deep genealogy on our shared tree.

1.) Geographical region and time period:   [Virginia, 1690.]

2.) Some example names and dates:   [Mourning UNKNOWN, 1690-1765.]

3.) Source(s) for my information on them:   [son-in-law's family genealogy.]

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?

WikiTree profile: Mourning Raiford
in The Tree House by Linda Steiner G2G5 (5.4k points)
I think there is a mix-up with the Mournings. Working on figuring it out...

1 Answer

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You could look into the U. S. Southern Colonies Project.  It covers, in part, Virginia up until 1788, so I think your ancestor would fit there:

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Project:US_Southern_Colonies
by Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz G2G6 Pilot (538k points)
Thanks. I'll do that. I've had some trouble figuring out what being part of a project means. Is there a way to contact the manager or something?

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