Acadians Project co-leader with Cindy Bourque Cooper: Monitoring the watchlist several days a week, finding and merging duplicates, clearing the suggestions list, answering questions on G2G and in Google Groups, helping improve profiles, making sure that every Acadian listed on the 1752 census on Isle Saint-Jean (present-day PEI) has a profile.
Company of Frenchmen: With the help of Judith (Bernier) Brandau and her wonderful writing abilities, documenting the profiles of Acadian militiamen who, under the command of Jonathan Eddy (Massachusetts-born) planned to attack Fort Cumberland to make Nova Scotia the 14th American State. That didn’t end well!
Arborists Unmerged Match Challenge: Participating in Gillian Thomas’ project in this Year of Accuracy of reducing the total number of Unmerged matches. Focusing on the profiles managed by Acadians Project, and on the areas of New Brunswick and Quebec. I wish there were more hours in a day to do more of these. It is a satisfying and worthwhile task.
WikiTree Thons: I love participating in thons with the Nor’Easters team.
New Brunswick WWI Soldiers: Contributing to Doug McCallum's project of keeping a record of World War I soldiers added to WikiTree that came from New Brunswick, Canada. My focus is on creating and documenting profiles of Acadian soldiers.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Gisèle or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: