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Ted Clark (VN)

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Ted Clark (VN)
Born 1930s.
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Brother of [private sister (1940s - unknown)]
Father of [private son (1960s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1960s - unknown)]
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Profile last modified 11 Nov 2019 | Created 1 Nov 2014
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Wiki Genealogist June 2017 Club 100 April 2017 Club 100 DNA Tested June 2016 Club 1,000 May 2016 Club 1,000 April 2016 Club 1,000 United Kingdom Project Member Magna Carta Project Member Community Star Connector Big Heart Family Star Southern Colonies Project Member Pre-1700 Honor Code Signatory Volunteer
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Ted Clark (VN) is a Project Member of Military and War Project.
Ted Clark (VN) was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.

I was born in Bacon County, GA, attended school in same county and graduated from Bacon County High School in 1955. Shortly thereafter I joined the USAF, with Basic Military Training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, following this, moved on for Basic Electronics & Ground Radar Maintenance Training at Keesler AFB, MS and made it a career, retiring in 1975. I served in the following countries England (Shellingford Air Station), Germany (Birkenfeld Air Station), Libya (Wheelus AFB), South Vietnam (Ban Me Thout Air Station), and the following US States; Texas, Mississippi, South Carolina, Georgia, Washington & Michigan. After my retirement from the USAF, I worked for a short period as a Licensed Insurance Rep. for Mutual of Omaha, but I did not enjoy the hours of work, so I began working for Union Camp, a paper mill as a lab tech. Once again this was not the line of work I saw myself in years later so I applied for a job at Grumman American Aviations Corp andI was hired as an Quality Control Inspector by Grumman American Aviation Corp., which became Gulfstream American Corp. in Savannah, GA and retired as Manager of Quality Assurance in 1997. It was during this period of employment that I renewed my efforts toward a college degree & I completed all the requirments and graduated in 1979 with a BA in History. I had been interested in my family lineage for sometime and over the years I was semi active in my research, but became active during the 1990's. Most of my data is from family members, tombstones, info from family generated histories and from data presented online.


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Ted is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
Interested in connecting the extended family lines, thereby improving the world tree.
Looking for descendants & ancestors of George Edward Dykes, born abt 1675 & his wife Sarah McCoster, born abt 1677.
Ancestors & descendants of Hardy Hart, born abt 1745.
Info on Robert Meeks, born abt 1630 in England & dying 1660 in York, VA to include ancestors and decendants.
Interested in identifying family members who are connected this project.
Interested in tracing & identifying my connections with early settlers of the southern colonies.
Info on ancestors & decendants of John Tanner, born abt 1765 in GA & dying 1827 in Emanuel County GA to include his wife, Mary Douglas, born 1770 in NC & dying 1845 in GA.
Ancestors & decendants of William Taylor, Sr. born abt 1725 in SC, dying in St. George Parish, GA & his wife, Rachel Terrell (?) born abt 1727 in GA, dying abt 1810 in GA.
Interested in connecting lines in America back to the United Kingdom.
DNA Tested
Ted Clark's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Ted or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
  • Ted Clark: Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 111 markers, haplogroup R1b1a2a1a1, FTDNA kit #52441
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On 15 Sep 2019 at 02:23 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Thank you, Ted! All fixed now!

Regards, Natalie

On 14 Sep 2019 at 12:09 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Hi Ted,

I believe you have misunderstood the intent of my last comment here. The template for your bronze star is probably where the error lies. If you edit your biography and type in Bronze Star Medal instead of simply Bronze Star, the error will be corrected. (See the red category at the bottom of your profile. This category is incorrect and does not group you with other Bronze Star recipients.) Thanks, Natalie

On 11 Sep 2019 at 00:47 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Hi Ted,

The correct name for the category is Category:Bronze Star Medal. Please update your profile! Thank you very much. Natalie, Categorization

On 26 Aug 2019 at 15:47 GMT Deb (Lewis) Durham wrote:

Hello, Ted,

We are sorry to lose you as a member of the Military and War Project, but we understand that life gets busy and interests shift. Please know that you will always be welcome to rejoin the project in the future if you wish.

Thank you so much for your participation; we genuinely appreciate it.

Deb ~ Volunteer Coordinator

On 14 Aug 2019 at 21:57 GMT Michelle (Saucier) Ladner wrote:

Hi ,

On behalf of the Connectors Project Leaders, we are doing a six-month check-in with members. Please let us know if you are still active. If you are active, please let us know in which ways you are currently contributing to the project.

All of us at WikiTree would like to thank you for your contributions and hope that you are enjoying exploring your roots.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Michelle ~ Volunteer Coordinator

On 12 Aug 2019 at 14:35 GMT Deb (Lewis) Durham wrote:

Hello, Ted,

It has been a couple of weeks since we contacted you about your participation in the Military and War Project, and we are following up to make sure you wish to remain a member.

If you wish to remain, please let us know how you have been contributing to the tasks and goals of the project or any of its sub-projects recently, it would be very helpful to the leaders.

If we do not hear back from you within the week, we will assume you have moved on to other things and remove you from the project. You will always be welcome to rejoin should your interests shift back in this direction.

Thank you,

Deb ~ Volunteer Coordinator

On 29 Jul 2019 at 21:43 GMT Deb (Lewis) Durham wrote:

Hello, Ted,

On behalf of the Military and War Project Leaders, we are doing a six-month check-in with members.

First, we want to thank you for your past participation in the project. We appreciate your desire to honor your ancestors for their service to their countries, or even for your service, wherever in the world. We hope that your membership has enhanced your WikiTree experience.

Please let me know, by commenting on my profile or sending a private message, if you are still active in the project, and if so, in a general sense how you may have contributed to the main project or any sub-projects within the last couple months.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Deb ~ Volunteer Coordinator

On 20 Jun 2019 at 03:33 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Hello Ted,

I am not asking you to keep adding Southern Colonies families if you have already added them. I am merely asking if you feel you are still interested and active in US Southern Colonies. It is the main project of which Southern Pioneers is a subproject moving forward as the ancestors began to move westward as Pioneers to settle.

Many projects are polling to see if the members are still active.

I look forward to hearing from you regarding whether keeping your badge or joining Southern Pioneers.

Thank you so much for your response. I look forward to the next answer.

Mary - Vol. Coordinator

On 19 Jun 2019 at 22:32 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:


On behalf of the US Southern Colonies Project Leaders, I am doing a six-month check-in with members to see if you were Active in US Southern Colonies?

1) Have you joined other Southern Colonies Subprojects, such as Southern_Pioneers Project. Or other projects?

2) Your activity in Southern Pioneers Project. Do you want to retain the Southern Colonies badge?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Mary ~ Volunteer Coordinator

On 11 Jun 2019 at 10:31 GMT Susie MacLeod wrote:

Hi Ted,

We realise the time has come to dissolve the UK Project in favour of the individual country projects of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

We are checking in with all UK badge holders to find out which country project(s) you would like to be in so you can collaborate with other members, have the opportunity to select which team(s) you would like to join, and so we can ensure you have all the correct badges.

Please respond by PM to let us know which country project(s) you would like to be in. Please don’t assume we know. We are effectively starting from scratch to make sure no one falls through the cracks.

Once you have done this, the Coordinator for Membership in the relevant country project(s) will be in touch to help get you situated.

Many thanks,


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