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R. Holmes

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R. Holmes
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New France: Desmarais Family Tree


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Port Royal and Nova Scotia - Mitchel and Wisher family
French, English, Scottish
Looking for parents of Marcin Kowal and Mary Mol from Smegorzow Dabrowa Tarnowska. I reached a brick wall, PLEASE HELP!
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On 29 Nov 2017 at 21:07 GMT Ryan Holmes wrote:

Hello R Holmes,

I have ancestors from Acadia and Quebec with British Isles heritage. Have you done any y-dna testing? I would be interest to know if we share the same y-dna haplogroup. Let me know if you are interested in testing. I am also a member of the Holmes One Name study here on Wiki.

Thanks, Ryan Holmes

On 22 Jan 2017 at 05:13 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hello R,

I noticed you have changed privacy settings for some of your ancestors. Please read the Privacy Help Page. Ancestors from even just a couple generations back will be shared by potentially hundreds of descendants. So, they should be set to a Privacy level that allows for collaboration.


On 21 Jan 2017 at 02:14 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hi R.,

I see you are working on merges. Please review our Matching and Merging FAQ to understand your responsibilities in doing merges.

During a merge, the text from the merged-away profile is appended to the end of the text of the merged-into profile. After a merge, you will need to clean up the text by removing duplicate information and consolidating what is left leaving the profile with a single Biography section and a single Sources section.

The Help page on Biographies has a lot of great information on what to include and what to omit in a Biography.

Please also review all other family members for potential duplicates and review any conflicts in parents.

If you have any questions, just let me know.

David ~ Wiki mentor

On 31 Dec 2016 at 01:48 GMT R. Holmes wrote:

Anyone looking for info on the family tree of Amedee Adelard Desmarais and his wife Honorine Valerie Lebeau or his son Adelard Desmarais who married Annette Gagnon, has come to the right place, please check out the tree starting at "Anonymous Desmarais" It goes back to colonial days and the Von Marets or Des Marets family goes back to Royalty, as do many other lines in the tree. Also the trees of Oliver Gagnon and his wife Albertine Lagasse who were the parents of Annette Gagnon, although not finished still hold a generations of information also leading to royalty.

Please hit the thank you button and like the page on google. If you have any info on this tree it would be appreciated.

On 18 Dec 2016 at 17:46 GMT R. Holmes wrote:

Does anyone know of the Atchison also Aitcheson family of Blantyre, South Lanarkshire Scotland.

Particularly Daniel Atchison and his wife Janet Blackwood born sometime in the 1860s having a son named John and moving to New England, RI and MA.

On 18 Dec 2016 at 12:20 GMT Maria Maxwell wrote:

Hi R, and welcome to WikiTree.

You tagged your research interest in Scotland. I wanted to let you know that we have two linked Projects you might be interested in Scotland Project and Scottish Clans Project. If you would like to join either or both of these projects once you have settled into WikiTree just let me know.

Good luck with your research. Maria

On 17 Dec 2016 at 17:11 GMT Shirley (Strutton) Dalton wrote:

I see that you just did the Pre-1700 Self-Certification. That's great! Is there a particular time period, location, or topic you're interested in? Maybe you have some historically-significant ancestors? Participation in a project is strongly encouraged for those wishing to edit Pre-1700 profiles. Be sure to also check out our Volunteer Hub to see our projects that really need new members!

Let me know, and I can help you figure out if there's a project that might interest you. Welcome aboard, we are glad to have you!

Shirley-Volunteer Coordinator

On 16 Dec 2016 at 21:30 GMT Bill Dunkley wrote:

Hi again "R",

You are now a confirmed member of WikiTree! Thank you for volunteering and sharing.  Have fun and please ask for help if you need it! WikiTree members are always eager to offer guidance to a fellow genealogist. You can also join in on the conversation about our question of the week: Going back in time: What burning question would you ask which ancestor  If you need additional help, our Mentors Project is a friendly bunch of volunteers who will be glad to assist you with WikiTree-specific problems. You may want to edit your TAGS to include more surnames and one surname per TAG as this will allow you to find others searching for the same surnames . Enjoy the experience,

Bill D  :-D

On 16 Dec 2016 at 21:04 GMT Bill Dunkley wrote:

Hi "R",

Welcome to WikiTree. By now you should have received an email with helpful links to get you started on adding your family to ours. WikiTree is different because our goal is to have one profile per person and that means we share ancestors and work together as a BIG collaborative team! What brings you to WikiTree? Do you have research you’d like to share? Are you interested in how your family fits into the big tree? When you confirm your email address, you’ll be given an opportunity to volunteer to help document our collective family history. Use the Tags and comments to tell us about your genealogical interests. When you volunteer, one of our Greeters will be happy to confirm your membership.

Enjoy the experience,

Bill D  :-D

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