Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom
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Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom

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Robin L. Helstrom formerly Dudgeon
Born 1980s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [private father (1960s - unknown)] DNA confirmed and [private mother (1960s - unknown)] DNA confirmed
Sister of [private brother (1990s - unknown)]
Mother of [private daughter (2010s - unknown)]
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Biography

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I was born on January 30, 1988 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA at the University of New Mexico Hospital to Canadian parents. I was born very premature and remained in hospital for over a week before I could be flown back to Manitoba! My middle name is after my great-aunt Leeanne Sanchez who supported my parents through the ordeal.

Once back in Canada I spent three months in hospital at the Health Science Centre in Winnipeg before I could finally join my parents on their farm west of Darlingford. The addition of a brother, Alexander, on March 18, 1990 completed our family.

I attended both the University of Winnipeg and Red River College before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a second major in History. The Creative Communications program at RRC helped me to get a job at the Portage Daily Graphic in Portage la Prairie where I chased news from May 2011 until July of 2013.

I am currently enrolled at Brandon University where I am taking my Bachelor of Education (After Degree).

I enjoys reading, history, yoga, crafting, decluttering, and of course family tree! I have been chasing my roots since the age of 12 when I got research, photographs, and much encouragement from my great-aunt Eileen Laing and great-grandma Eileen Law.

Sources

  • First-hand information. Entered by Robin Dudgeon at registration.
  • Boyd Family Tree compiled by Norm & Wilma Richardson, revised September, 2006. A physical copy is owned by Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom.
  • "The Family Genealogy of Robert C. Boyd (1839-1913) and Elizabeth Burnett Clark (1845-1933)" compiled for the Boyd Family Reunion held July 1-2, 1989 at the Bethany Community Centre, Bethany, Manitoba, Canada. A physical copy is owned by Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom.

My Surnames

Click on Surname to view EKA - Earliest Known Ancestor
  • Paternal Grandfather ancestors
Amble, Aspevig
Brownlee
Chisholm, Christensdatter , Clarke
Dudgeon
Ellefsdatter (Nilsen, Ellefsen, Nielsson)
Forsyth
Grant
Hood, Hovland
Inglis, Ivarsdatter
Jensdatter, Johnson
Knutsdatter (Ingebrigtson, Andersson, Knutson)
Leadhouse, Linnen
McBain, Morton
Olman, Olsdatter
Persdatter
Stodnum (Person, Knutson, Bendikson) , Symonton
Young
  • Paternal Grandmother ancestors
Alcombrack
Barriball
Chard, Clark
Hamar, Heighway , Heighway
Jones, Jones
Lawlor
Mack
Neighbour, Norarms
Reed, Reid
Sandercock, Sleep
Tilsley
Webb, Wood
  • Maternal Grandfather ancestors
Boyd, Broome , Bugler , Burnet
Clark, Conway
Dinsmore
Gillingham
Hawkins, Hay
Kelly
Melley, Murdock
Pittman
Rivett
Saunders, Storey
Thompson
Warden, Wells , Wilson , Wright
  • Maternal Grandmother ancestors
Audrain
Bauck
Cardiff, Chamberlin , Coué
Davy
Ferin, Flin , Fraser
Gauvain, Grawbarger
Lacore (Ricard) , Lamandé , LeBas
Mahé, Marchand , McAuley , Mccord , Menant , Menant , Moquet
Poillevé
Querat
Renaux, Rocher
Tennant
Walker, White , Wright

DNA Matches

Paternal Side

  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with a 23andMe test match between A.C. and Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom, second cousins. Predicted relationship from 23andMe: "2nd Cousin based on 3.54% DNA shared across 11 segments."
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom and D.D., first cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 1st to 2nd Cousins based on sharing 413 cM across 14 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 205.9 cM match across 9 segments between second cousins twice removed Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom GEDmatch A336773 and L.L.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 79.6 cM match across 3 segments between second cousins twice removed Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom GEDmatch A336773 and J.H.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group consisting of Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom GEDmatch A336773, L.L. and L.O. sharing a 9.885 cM segment on chromosome 8 from 98365385 to 106906416.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom and J.G., second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 3nd Cousins based on sharing 180 cM across 8 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom and her second cousin twice removed, T. A. Their MRCAs are her third great grandparents, Peter Oleson Aspevig and Mari Syversen. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd Cousins, based on sharing 114 cM across 5 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.

Maternal Side

  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom and S.B., great-grandniece. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 2nd Cousins based on sharing 251 cM across 13 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 61.7 cM match over 3 segments between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom GEDmatch A336773 and her 1st cousin 4 times removed Lois Broome GEDmatch A842351.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom and L.A., second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins based on sharing 96 cM across 4 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group on 23andMe consisting of Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom, J.D., and P.F., who share a 12.85 cM segment on chromosome 1 from 66308651 to 81791213. Robin and P.F. are 4C2R; Robin and J.D. are 4C1R; J.D. and P.F. are 4C1R. The MRCAs of Robin and J.D. are John Fraser and Margaret (White) Fraser. The MRCAs of Robin and P.F. are the unknown parents of John Fraser.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom and her first cousin once removed, M. G. Their MRCAs are, Charles Robert Chamberlin and Jeanne LeBas. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 2nd Cousins, based on sharing 442 cM across 27 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom and her first cousin once removed, M. G. Their MRCAs are, Charles Robert Chamberlin and Jeanne LeBas. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 2nd Cousins, based on sharing 279 cM across 18 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 23andMe test match between Robin Helstrom and S.T., third cousins. Their most-recent common ancestors are Rowley C. Wilson and Violet M. Broome, their great grandparents. Predicted relationship from 23andMe: Second to Third Cousin, based on sharing 131 cM across 5 segments.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Robin or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup J2b1a, FTDNA kit #IN81823, MitoYDNA ID T14914 [compare]
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Hi Robin,

I left a message on your profile a week ago, checking in with you and seeing whether or not you’d like to continue in the Wales Project, and in your current team(s). I’ve not yet heard back from you, and I hope you are ok. If I don’t hear from you by this time next week, I’ll assume you’ve moved on to other things and will go ahead and remove you from the project for now but you would be most welcome to rejoin at any time.

Best wishes,

Olivia :-)

What is the Cemetery Trail, Please?
posted by Pam Dale
Hello

It’s time for a Project check-in!

Scotland Project Leaders check in with you at least once a year to see how you are doing. With the changes happening around the world, we understand that life is hectic right now.

What are you planning to work on for the Scotland Project this year? Are you happy with the team(s) you part of, or would you like to make some changes?

This time round, we’re also looking for feedback on the use of Google Group and Discord. Do you use one or both of these? If you don’t use either of them, what is the best way to ensure you receive Project communications? If you would like to join us on Google Group or Discord, let us know in your response.

posted by Amy (Crawford) Gilpin
I have a few profiles I can add to the Chamberlain ONS Project so will add them when I get time.
posted by Hilary (Buckle) Gadsby
Hi Robin, I agree on the William-Wynn (Wyne) merge , but but am held up on the correct LNAB spelling.......can you assist?
posted by John Thompson
Dear Robin,

Thanks for the correction. I assume Speldhurst and a few other places either changed county or the administrative centre changed county, once or more, during the eighteenth century. Do you have a date/dates? I think I have more family to add.

Regards,

Dave

posted by Dave Waters
Hi Robin,

It's that time of the year again: check-in time! As England Project Leaders, we like to check in with you every six months or so to see how things are progressing. Back in May, we didn't ask for a response due to the rapid emergence of Covid-19 because we understood that people's lives were changing rapidly. While we are still living in a Covid world, we do need to hear back from you this time around.

First of all, how are you doing? What are you currently working on? Are you happy with the team(s) you're in, or would you like to change things up?

Secondly, we're looking for some feedback on the Google Group and our Discord server. Do you use either or both of these? If you don't use either, why not? Do you have any suggestions on how we can improve participation and collaboration, either generally or for you personally?

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Amy, Joan & Lizzie.

posted by Amelia Utting
Thanks Robin.

Granny Kutch was indeed a strong lady.

posted by Mike Keller
For the Dun family in Australia see the work ofthe late Loftus Dun "They cames as strangers" a pdf of book is at

https://dun.org.uk/GENEALOGIES/genealogies.html

posted by Michael Dun
Twisted_Thistles.jpg

As a member of the Scotland Project, we'd love to have you join the Twisted Thistles in the upcoming Connect-a-thon the weekend of July 17 - July 20. If you'd like to join us and help to develop our ever-expanding Scottish tree, please register on the G2G post here and be sure to mention you'd like to be on the Twisted Thistles team for Scotland.

We also have our team Chat page posted here.

Hope to see you there!
Bobbie & Sarah
Twisted Thistles Co-captains
posted by Bobbie (Madison) Hall
Hello Robin

Your England Leaders are completing the six monthly check in with all team members. Thank you for your work on English Profiles and your work in the Gedcom and Norfolk teams.

These are unprecedented and difficult times, and we understand as Project Leaders that your situation may have changed somewhat in the last few months. What we are all able to/ wish to contribute on Wikitree has changed. Please let me know if you are happy with your current role and team choice, or if you wish to do something additional or different. Thank you again on behalf of all the Project Leaders for everything you do.

Jo

posted by Jo Fitz-Henry
Hi Jo!

I’d like to remain a part of the project but don’t know what I’d like to do. I putter around in many different areas of the country working on my tree and when I work on others I’m a jack of all trades I guess. Come fall I will be back and school I won’t have much WT time. Suggestions? Maybe just a general England project member?

Hi Robin,

As you will have seen, we have been doing some restructuring in the Wales Project and are now organising ourselves into different teams. Please have a look at the new project pages, and let me know which team(s) you would like to be in.

Please can you also send me your e-mail address? I can then make sure you are introduced to your Team Leaders, are in the Google Group, and receive an invitation to join our Discord server.

Please note that it is a requirement for membership in the Wales Project that you respond to these check-ins.

Many thanks,

Susie, Wales Project Co-Leader

Hi Robin,

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

If you are planning to remain active, please click here to submit a short Member Interest Form to help us organize and coordinate collaboration.

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,

Isabelle - Project leader

Hi Robin

As part of a revitalization effort for the France Project, we are checking-in with members to see if they are planning to remain active in the project and where their interests lie.

If you are planning to remain active, please click here to submit a short Member Interest Form to help us organize and coordinate collaboration.

If you have other obligations at the moment and would like to be removed from the project at this time, you will always be welcome to rejoin if you find yourself with more time and interest later.

We thank you for your contributions and hope that you are enjoying exploring your roots.

Please respond by commenting on my profile or sending a private message. I look forward to hearing from you.

Isabelle

Hi Robin,

On behalf of the England Leaders, I wanted to say a huge thank you for all your contributions towards the project in the past six months as a Team Member for GEDcoms. We've achieved a great deal during this time and we couldn't have done it without you.

Are you happy to stay in your current team and the project as a whole? Are there any other teams you'd like to join? What are we doing well, and what would you like to see us doing differently moving forwards?

Please respond to this message via e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you.

Many thanks,

Susie, England Project Leader :-)

17th C 5x removed. Hi.
posted by Marsha Turner
Hi Robin, me again !

Thanks for choosing to remain in the Ireland Project.

The Ireland Project (previously the Irish Roots Project) has now changed its structure into Teams. We require everyone with the Ireland Badge to be a member of at least one Team or Sub-Team and our google group. See https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Project:Ireland for details. The Teams are :-

1. Categories Team
2. Counties Team
3. Managed Profiles Team
4. Membership Team
5. Profile Improvement Team
6. Topics Team
7. Diaspora

? Can you let me know which team(s) you’d like to join.

Many thanks,

Maria

posted by Maria Maxwell
Hi Robin,

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,

Susie

Hello, Robin,

We are sorry to lose you as a member of the Categorization 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

posted by Deb (Lewis) Durham
Hi Robin

It has been a couple of weeks since we contacted you about your participation in the Categorization Project and as we haven't heard from you, we are following up to make sure you wish to remain a member.

We understand that interests shift as we grow our shared tree and that some members may have moved on to projects more pertinent to the branches they are currently building. If this is the case for you, please let us know.

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

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

Karen ~ Volunteer Coordinator

Hi Robin!

You will want to switch your "french_roots" followed tag to "france". Please check this out: https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/846021/french-roots-becomes-the-france-project

Isabelle

Hi Robin

On behalf of the Categorization Project Leaders, we are doing a six-month check-in with members. Please let me know if you are still active, and if so, in which ways you have contributed to the project, or a sub-project, within the last two months.

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.

Karen ~ Volunteer Coordinator