I was born in Prince George's County, Maryland, spent my first 6 years in Edmonston before our family moved to a bigger house in Landover Hills. I graduated in 1970 and immediately enlisted in the Marine Corps where I served as an Air Traffic Controller at El Toro. After my discharge I worked several part time jobs while attending college. I eventually found my calling in the computer science field.
I volunteer as an EMT for my local rescue squad, volunteer as a 'foster mom' for a local feline rescue organization, spend hours restoring my 1880's home, landscaping, and gardening.
I started my genealogy research prior to there being even a hint of internet access, traveling to court houses and libraries all over Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, and West Virginia. I traveled to interview distant relatives, pestered my close relatives, and wrote letters to those to far to visit.
The profiles I manage that list Maud Russell 1937 as the source are not my direct line, with the exception of Benjamin Siner, his daughter Frances Siner, and Eli St.Clair's line. I inherited Maud's paper research and felt an obligation to put her data in Wikitree, out of respect for all the hard work she did prior to the computer age and to provide a starting point for those researching their names. If any of these 1500+ profiles are your ancestors, I will happily turn management over to you. I have plenty of my own profiles to keep track of.
Most of my genealogy research is done in the winter now, when it's to cold to be outside playing in the dirt.
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On 25 Feb 2017 at 22:29 GMT Janis (Dilliplane) Tomko wrote:
On 4 Apr 2015 at 12:34 GMT Steve Allen wrote:
On 11 Mar 2015 at 02:06 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:
Please check out this G2G post
On 7 Dec 2014 at 09:27 GMT Becky (Nally) Syphers wrote:
On 25 Apr 2014 at 16:30 GMT John Brown wrote:
I was wondering if you had any information regarding Clizzie Limbrick's parents. She is my 2nd Great Grandmother on the Garner side.
On 5 Apr 2014 at 00:25 GMT Eowyn Langholf wrote:
Thanks for all your contributions last month ~ especially for cleaning up biography sections and adding sources! You and your efforts are very much appreciated :)
On 28 Mar 2014 at 05:06 GMT Steve Allen wrote:
On 10 Feb 2014 at 01:41 GMT Cheryl (White) Blankenship wrote:
On 30 Jun 2013 at 10:28 GMT David South wrote:
Her husband John Jeremiah Sinclair b. 1801 DE. Am curious as to the name change from Sinclair to St Clair. The 1860 census has no information on this family. They are listed in the 1850 census in Sullivan Co, Indiana. Regards, Dave South
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