Chris Goff
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Chris Goff

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Chris J. Goff
Born 1950s.
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Biography

This profile is part of the Goff Name Study.
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This user is a native speaker of English.

I live in the south-east of England and I have been researching my (and my wife's) family tree since 2013. I do research mainly in Ancestry and FamilySearch but use WikiTree as a helpful publication location.

I am also a fan of the Categorization feature in WikiTree and do my best to add relevant (existing) profiles to the Category Structure, around the main tree work I am doing. (I am a member of the Categorization Project).

I've also been trying to set up and link appropriate place categories within the England project connected with my family members - mainly in the South-East. I am a project helper for Surrey, Hampshire, and Middlesex, where I focus on Categories and Resources.

I am a member of the England Project Categories Team.

I'm currently working with the following One Name Studies in WIkiTree and I am more than happy to share these with anyone who is interested:

Paternal tree names

A list of my Direct Ancestors can be found here. A list of my mother-in-law's Direct Ancestors can be found here

In association with my work on Places and One Name Studies I have also been attempting to organise some Church and Parish details - although this is very much at an early stage.

DNA Ethnicity

As of Apr 2020 Ancestry's estimate is
+ 84% England, Wales, and North-Western Europe (as expected)
- highlighted - South-East England, in particular - Surrey and Sussex
+ 7% Ireland and Scotland (as expected)
+ 6% Germanic Europe (no clues as yet)
+ 3% Sweden (no clues here either)

My admixture using Eurogenes K-13 on Gedmatch (Kit BW4857082) as of Apr 2020 gives:
North_Atlantic - 45.93%
Baltic - 24.17%
West_Med - 15.02%
West_Asian - 6.82%
East_Med - 3.12%
Red_Sea - 1.38%
South_Asian - 1.25%
Amerindian - 1.17%
Siberian - 0.99%
Oceanian - 0.15%
(The last three combined (2.31%) are apparently consistent with a possible North American slave ancestor being brought to England in the 18th century - there were many apparently).

Y-DNA

I have not taken a specific Y-DNA, test but putting my Ancestry results through both the Morley predictor and cladefinder.com gives me a Haplogroup of I1-Z138 (or I-Z138). Apparently this originated from South-Western Sweden (Scania/Skane) around 2600 BC - after I1 which originatied in Denmark. (I should add that although my family name is Goff, my paternal grandfather was a Jones - I expect the Y-DNA haplogroup to be his).

DNA Matches

As of Aug 2020 (before the increase in their matching threshold) Ancestry shows me with:

  • 224 matches at 4th Cousin or closer
  • 29,337 "distant" matches.

Those matched, so far, in WikiTree are as follows:-

  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his first cousin once removed Living Hill. Their MRCAs are his great grandparents, George Bertram James Goff and Phoebe Sarah Purdy. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 2nd-3rd Cousins, based on sharing 413 cM across 23 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his first cousin once removed Living Goff. Their MRCAs are his great grandparents, George Bertram James Goff and Phoebe Sarah Purdy. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 2nd-3rd Cousins, based on sharing 284 cM across 17 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 2nd cousin Living Hill. Their MRCAs are his great grandparents, George Bertram James Goff and Phoebe Sarah Purdy. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 2nd-3rd Cousins, based on sharing 211 cM across 12 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his second cousin once removed Living Jones. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, John Jones and Emma Westrup. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins, based on sharing 179 cM across 11 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his second cousin once removed Living Wrake. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, George Goff and Francis Mary Whiting. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins, based on sharing 173 cM across 11 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his second cousin once removed Living Jones. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, William Bristow Badcock and Louisa Rice. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins, based on sharing 179 cM across 11 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin 1x removed Living Menet. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Goff and Elizabeth Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 69 cM across 4 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 2nd cousin 1x removed Living McDonald. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, William Bristow Badcock and Louisa Rice. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 43 cM across 4 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin 1x removed Living Culver (1). Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Thomas Parker and Hannah Young. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 43 cM across 3 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin 1x removed Living Culver (2). Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Thomas Parker and Hannah Young. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 45 cM across 3 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin 2x removed Living Whiting. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, David Whiting and Jane Alden. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 40 cM across 3 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin 2x removed Living Murray. Their MRCAs are his 5th great grandparents, David Whiting and Anne Brown. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 36 cM across 2 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin Living Lown. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Thomas Parker and Hannah Young. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 32 cM across 4 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Kelly. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Hornblow and Phoebe Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 31 cM across 3 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Viglianti. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Goff and Elizabeth Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 31 cM across 2 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin 1x removed Living Murray. Their MRCAs are his 5th great grandparents, David Whiting and Anne Brown. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 25.7 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Winterflood. Their MRCAs are their 3rd great grandparents, James Rice and Ann Ruddell. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 25 cM across 2 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin Living Wright. Their MRCAs are their 2nd great grandparents, William Bristow Badcock and Louisa Rice. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 24.1 cM across 2 segments; Confidence: Good.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin Living Quin. Their MRCAs are their 4th great grandparents, Richard Rice and Susanna Newton. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 24 cM across 2 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin 1x removed Living Cunningham. Their MRCAs are his 5th great grandparents, Joseph Chives and Hannah Lee. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 23 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin 2x removed Living Carre. Their MRCAs are his 6th great grandparents, Richard Beagley and Mary Cruse. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 22.2 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin 2x removed Living Pack. Their MRCAs are his 6th great grandparents, Richard Beagley and Mary Cruse. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 22.4 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin once removed Living Galton. Their MRCAs are his 5rd great grandparents, William Alden and Mary Beagley. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 17 cM across 2 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin 1x removed Living Schenkel. Their MRCA is his 3rd great grandmother, Sarah Mansfield (different husbands). Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 15.2 cM across 2 segments.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 6th cousin 1x removed Living Kempke. Their MRCAs are his 6th great grandparents, Richard Beagley and Mary Cruse. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 13.6 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin once removed Living Harwood. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Hornblow and Phoebe Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 13.1 cM across 1 segment; Confidence: Moderate.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin once removed Living Harvey. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Hornblow and Phoebe Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 13 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 6th cousin Living Reeves. Their MRCAs are his 5th great grandparents, Thomas Bridges and Johanna Macey. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 11 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin Living Dowling. Their MRCAs are there 4th great grandparents, Richard Rice and Susanna Newton. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 11 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin 1x removed Living Jenkins. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Hornblow and Phoebe Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 9 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Hornblow. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Hornblow and Phoebe Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 8.1 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin once removed Living Tarrant. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, George Hornblow and Phoebe Parker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 7.7 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin Living Croaning. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Thomas Hornblow and Ann Bridges. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 7.7 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin once removed Living MacLennan. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Richard Rice and Susanna Newton. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 7 cM across 1 segment.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin once removed Living Allen. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Charles Westrup and Emma Loader. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 7 cM across 1 segment.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his second cousin once removed Living Samuels. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, Benjamin Rainer and Charlotte Elizabeth Turner. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins, based on sharing 115 cM across 7 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his second cousin once removed Living Samuels. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, Benjamin Rainer and Charlotte Elizabeth Turner. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins, based on sharing 128 cM across 7 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his third cousin Living Mahoney. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, Benjamin Rainer and Charlotte Elizabeth Turner. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 57 cM across 4 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his third cousin Living Higgins. Their MRCAs are his 2nd great grandparents, George Simmonds and Eliza Barrett. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 50 cM across 3 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his second cousin once removed Living Simmonds. Their MRCAs are their 2nd great grandparents, George Simmonds and Elizabeth Barrett. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 45 cM across 5 segments; Confidence: Very High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin 1x removed Living Rainer. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, William Rainer and Charlotte Sarah Cross. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 45 cM across 3 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Folkard. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Dennis Barrett and Louisa Lloyd. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 43 cm across 3 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an MyHeritageDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Braham (1). Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, William Rainer and Charlotte Sarah Cross. Predicted relationship from MyHeritage: 3rd-5th Cousins, based on sharing 38 cM across 4 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an MyHeritageDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Braham (2). Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, William Rainer and Charlotte Sarah Cross. Predicted relationship from MyHeritage: 3rd-5th Cousins, based on sharing 38 cM across 2 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin 2x removed Living Sloggett. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Thomas Hilton and Sarah Ellis. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 37 cm across 2 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Shepherd. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Dennis Barrett and Louisa Lloyd. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 30 cm across 3 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin once removed Living Neesham. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Dennis Barrett and Louisa Lloyd. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 25 cm across 4 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin 2x removed Living Fraser. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, James Barrett and Rebecca Mayhew. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 21.2 cm across 1 segment.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 3rd cousin 1x removed Living Shelley. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Henry Taylor and Mary Ann Poole. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 21 cm across 2 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Johnson. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Henry Taylor and Mary Ann Poole. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 22 cm across 1 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin 1x removed Living Armstrong. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Thomas Hilton and Sarah Ellis. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 18 cm across 1 segment.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 5th cousin Living Lowe. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, Edmund Taylor and Mary Wells. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 16.4 cm across 1 segment.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Thorn. Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Dennis Barrett and Louisa Lloyd. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 12 cm across 2 segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Croucher (1). Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Dennis Barrett and Louisa Lloyd. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 9 cm across 1 segment.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin Living Croucher (2). Their MRCAs are his 3rd great grandparents, Dennis Barrett and Louisa Lloyd. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 9 cm across 1 segment.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his 4th cousin 1x removed Living Turner. Their MRCAs are his 4th great grandparents, William Turner and Elizabeth Walker. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 8 cm across 1 segment.

DNA Matches with unresolved Common Ancestors

Descendants of Louisa Cross

I have identified a number of DNA Matches with descendants of Louisa Cross but have yet to establish any Common Ancestors. Given her birth in Caernarfon, North Wales she may be related to William Jones my 3rd great grandfather.

  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Allred (1). Their MRCAs are unknown but are through Louisa Cross. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 39 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Allred (2). Their MRCAs are unknown but are through Louisa Cross. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 37 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Pantoja. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through Louisa Cross. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 37 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Jolley. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through Louisa Cross. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 32 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationships identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Allred (3). Their MRCAs are unknown but are through Louisa Cross. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 24.5 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Spencer. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through Louisa Cross. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 23.5 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.

Descendants of John Cavel / Rachel Flemington

I have also identified a number of DNA Matches with descendants of John Cavel and Rachel Flemington of Wiltshire but have yet to establish any Common Ancestors. Related Shared Matches suggest a connection via my 2GG Parents John Jones and Emma Westrup.

  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Seely. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through John Cavel and/or his wife Rachel Flemington. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 20 cm across 1 segment. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Krezanowski. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through John Cavel and/or his wife Rachel Flemington. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th-6th Cousins, based on sharing 20 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Van Wieren. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through John Cavel and/or his wife Rachel Flemington. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 19 cm across 2 segments. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Nemeth. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through John Cavel and/or his wife Rachel Flemington. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 14 cm across 1 segment. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an GEDmatch test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Cavel (son of Hall Wayland Cavel Jr.). Their MRCAs are unknown but are through John Cavel and/or his wife Rachel Flemington. Predicted relationship: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 12.2 cm at Chr-5. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Watson. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through John Cavel and/or his wife Rachel Flemington. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 9 cm across 1 segment. Requires Triangulation.
  • Unconfirmed relationship is identified by an AncestryDNA test match between Chris Goff and his distant cousin Living Greenlay. Their MRCAs are unknown but are through John Cavel and/or his wife Rachel Flemington. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 5th-8th Cousins, based on sharing 8 cm across 1 segment. Requires Triangulation.

Descendants of George Crump and Mary (Pooley) Crump

Also identified are a number of DNA Matches with descendants of George Crump (1792-1865) and Mary (Pooley) Crump (abt.1795-) of the Staplehurst area of Kent. Shared Matches suggest a connection via my 2GG Parents Benjamin Rainer and Charlotte Elizabeth Turner


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  • Chris Goff: Y-Chromosome Test, haplogroup I1-Z138
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Hi Chris

I am a Goff by marriage, so have various Goff profiles in my extended tree, plus I happen to be researching a Goffe for my OT2 (proving very challenging) so would like to join please

Regards

Jules Harris (Harris-41347)

posted by Jules Harris
Jules I have replied to you with a Private Message.
posted by Chris Goff
Hi Chris,

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
Amy, etc

I'm still happy to be a part of the England project. I'm still working mainly on Categories and Resources but I will admit to not being too active recently. (I've been busy elsewhere). No need on my part to change anything.

I do look at the Google Group regularly and find it useful in keeping up with what's been going on. Discord, on the other hand was something I didn't really get on with. It seemed to work best in 'real-time' rather than to catch-up on things, and that is not really how I work with WikiTree. I haven't been on it for some time.

For me there's no need to change anything - just keep up the good work! Chris

posted by Chris Goff
Hi Chris,

I'm pleased to hear it! In terms of Discord, the real-time quality is what I like about it, but we understand that it isn't for everyone. *If* any important decision is made on Discord (which is rare, in fairness), it will always be equally transmitted to the Google Group, so you won't miss anything :)

Feel free to get in contact in the future if you need anything!

Regards, Amy

posted by Amelia Utting
Hi Chris,

Thank you so much for finding and adding Sara Ellen Cavel's death record to her profile. I'd never been able to find it. I was a little gutted to learn she'd only lived five months, perhaps because we lost a newborn daughter the deaths of these wee ones always stir up strong emotions in me. I see you've done a LOT of work on the Cavels in the past day. Most appreciated! Later in the day, when I have time I'll go through them all and see what goodies you have added. :D

Deb [Cavel-3]

posted by Deb Cavel
Hello Chris

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 Categorisation team and three (!) county 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'm very happy to carry-on as we are - I'm just not able to do much more at the moment I'm afraid. Chris
posted by Chris Goff
Hello Chris,

Just a quick note to introduce myself as your new Team leader for Greater London and Middlesex. I have been a Wikitree member for over two years but have been tracing my tree for over 30 years and many lines are from Middlesex and go back pre-1500. I look forward to working with you all to try and reduce the unsourced and unconnected and find more resources. Please don't hesitate to ask for assistance, I'll always try and help. Thank you for your help so far. Valerie Crowley. Team Leader

Hi Chris,

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 Surrey, Middlesex, Hampshire/IOW and Categories. 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 teams 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 :-)

Hi Chris,

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

Hi Chris

Thank you so much for responding to our check-in. We are delighted that you wish to continue contributing to the Categorization Project. Below is a quick checklist for active members. The project leaders would like you to make sure you have done the following:

1) Checked the https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Project:Categorization] for ways to contribute.

2) Added Categories to the tags you follow.

3) PMed the project leaders with your email address to be added to the [1].

4) Bookmarked the [2] to monitor the project watchlist.

Thank you!

Karen ~ Volunteer Coordinator

Hi Chris

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

Hi Chris!

Congratulations on making more than 1,000 contributions to WikiTree for the Month of May. We all appreciate your efforts to make our Shared Tree the best it can be. Keep up the great work and THANK YOU!

Pip Sheppard

WikiTree Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard

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