Leandra Ford

Leandra Ford

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Leandra M. Ford
Born 1960s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of DNA confirmed and [private mother (1940s - unknown)] DNA confirmed
Sister of [private brother (1960s - unknown)]
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Account confirmed 8 Jul 2016 | Leandra's 9570 contributions | 145 thank-yous received
Profile last modified 29 Mar 2020 | Created 8 Jul 2016 | Last significant change: 23 Mar 2020
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Biography

England Orphan Team
Leandra Ford has completed the England Project's Orphan Trail.
Leandra was a winner in the England Project Boat Race Challenge.
Leandra Ford has Irish ancestors.
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Leandra Ford has Scottish Ancestors.
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Leandra Ford has English ancestors.
Swedish Roots
Leandra Ford has Swedish ancestors

I live in Adelaide, South Australia; monitor quality management in the haematology department of a large, multi-site medical pathology laboratory; am crazy about all things canine; and have been researching my family history for over three decades. I am very interested in the social context of my ancestors' lives and, surprisingly, thirty two years of reading doctors' handwriting has proved to be a useful prerequisite for reading Gothic Swedish handwriting.

Genealogy is a good fit with my love of puzzles and mysteries, sometimes a little too good! DNA, however, has helped to break down some of my brick walls. I have tested a number of close family members and have Y-DNA tested my brother (Ford line), a 1C1R (Lane line) and a 1C2R (Parker line). I manage kits at Ancestry, Family Tree DNA and My Heritage, am willing to help others where I can, and have some experience at solving adoption cases.

Although I opened my Wikitree account a few years ago, and created some records for family members at the time, I have only recently (December 2019) become more active. As I have no children, no younger family members who want to continue my work, and have been gifted with the research of other family members, I have chosen Wikitree as the vehicle to share my work freely, so that others may continue to add to my contribution now and after I have dropped off the twig.

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Followed Tags
Leandra is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
ANZACS
Building profiles for family members and others who served in The Great War.
AUSTRALIA
My country of birth
BRATCHELL
From Wiltshire, England to Australia
IMPROVEMENTS
With a background in quality management, I support continual improvement.
LOMMAN
My paternal grandmother's family
OATEN
My ancestors from Somerset.
PROFILES
Looking for ideas about efficiently creating good looking profiles.
SOUTH_AUSTRALIA
Many of my ancestors emigrated to SA.
SWEDEN
I have Swedish ancestry
WHITBREAD
Researching Whitbreads from Wiltshire and their descendants.
WORCESTERSHIRE
I'm a member of the Worcestershire team in the England project.
DNA Tested
Leandra Ford's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Leandra or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Leandra:

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Hi Leandra,

I noticed your note about ideas to efficiently create profiles. WikiTree member Greg Slade created an app that uses existing information on profiles to create a basic biography with links and places for inline citations. You can find it here: https://apps.wikitree.com/apps/shipley1223/Bio.html

The England Project (through their Orphan Trail) and the Profile Improvement Project (through their Watchlist Flow) both offer suggestions on how to generate the best profiles.

Hope this helps,

Debi

posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
Thank you so much, Debi. That is awesome. I've actually been considering joining the England Project as I have performed extensive research on my UK ancestors, and would like to learn about more resources that I haven't used yet. The Profile Improvement Project caught my eye too.
posted by Leandra Ford

Leandra is 25 degrees from Alice Paul, 25 degrees from Michael Schell and 23 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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