Patty (Luker) LaPlante
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Patty (Luker) LaPlante

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Patty LaPlante formerly Luker aka Wren
Born 1950s.
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half], [half], [half], [private brother (1950s - unknown)] [half], [private sister (1950s - unknown)] [half], [private sister (1950s - unknown)] [half] and [half]
Descendants descendants
Profile last modified | Created 13 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 16 May 2021
04:53: Patty (Luker) LaPlante edited the Biography for Patty (Luker) LaPlante. [Thank Patty for this]
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Contents

Biography

Born in 1953. [1][2][3]

Patty (Luker) LaPlante was adopted 17 Jan 1955
Location: Spokane, Washington via Wenatchee, Washington
Adoptive Parents Biological Parents
Father: John Clarence Simon Father: William Riley Luker
Mother: Ila Gertrude Curry Mother: Frances Ann Johnson
Birth father: Ernest Jackson Wren, DNA disproves.

Patty (Simon) LaPlante aka Rockstrom, Phillips


USBH Connecting Challenge
Patty has participated in the USBH Connecting Challenge.
Patty (Luker) LaPlante participated with Team Roses during the 2021 Clean-a-Thon.

Connections

Descendant
Descendant of Benjamin Richardson and Mary Bass, progenitors of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe of NC.
Descendant
Descendant of Elizabeth (Nansemond) Bass, progenitor of the Nansemond Indian Nation.
Descendant
Descendant of Patt Boon, of the Tuscarora “Indian Woods” Reservation.
Descendant
Descendant of Susan "Sukey" Silver and Milly (Chavis) Silver of Halifax/Granville, NC.
Descendant
Descendant of Ann (Suncloud) Luker, of the Lenni-Lenape Nation.

Cousins
Nichole E. Richardson - 4th cousins twice removed.
Cassius (Clay) Muhammad Ali - 7th cousins twice removed.
George Washington - 7th cousins 7 times removed.
Barack Hussein Obama, Jr - 8th cousins.
Blanche Kelso Bruce - 8th cousins five times removed.
Charles Robert Darwin - 8th cousins 6 times removed.
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix - 9th cousins.
Janis Lyn Joplin - 9th cousins.
Elvis Aaron Presley - 9th cousins.
Cabell Calloway III - 10th cousins.
Langston Hughes - 10th cousins four times removed.
Abraham Lincoln - 10th cousins five times removed.
Martin Luther King, Jr - 11th cousins.

Ancestor Projects
Jamestowne Society
"Jamestown, Virginia Colony"
Walter Aston, Robert Bolling, William (Claiborne) Claybourn, Richard Cocke, David Crawford, Joseph Croshaw, Raleigh Croshaw Esq., Henry Duke Sr., Temperance (Flowerdew) West, Audry (Hoare) Harris, Nicholas (Merywether) Meriwether, Jane (Pierce) Smith, Christopher Reynolds, Henry Soane Jr., Warham St Leger, John Stith, Sarah (Unknown) Woodson, John West, John Woodson, George Yeardley


Magna Carta Gateway
Walter Aston, Elizabeth (Boteler) Claiborne, Martha (Eltonhead) Conway, Warham Horsmanden, Anne (Humphrey) Myles, John West


Palatine Migration
Mary Barbara (Fiscus) Goodnight, Hans Michael Gutknecht, Anna Magdalena (Jüngling) Pfautz, Ursula (Muehlenhauser) Pfautz, Hans Michel Pfautz Sr., Jacob Pfautz, Johann Adam Werner Sr.


Puritan Great Migration
Joanna (Arnold) Reape, William Arnold, Christopher Avery, James Avery, John (Doane) Done Sr., Robert Hicks, Samuel Hicks Sr., John Humphrey Esq., John Masters, Lydia (Masters) Taber, Christian (Peake) Arnold, Philip Tabor, Ann (Unknown) Doane, Margaret (Unknown) Hicks


Southern Colonists
William Byrd Sr, William Evelyn Byrd Jr, Robert "Potato Hole" Woodson

Sources

  1. First-hand information. Entered by Patty LaPlante at registration.
  2. https://www.wikitree.com/treewidget/Luker-573/4
  3. https://www.wikitree.com/treewidget/Luker-573/89

DNA

Maternal line
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a GEDmatch test match between Patty LaPlante GEDmatch QR512166C1 and her 1/2 brother Charley (Johnson) McIntosh GEDmatch AY585258C1. Their most-recent common ancestor is their mother Frances Ann Johnson. Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 1.5, based on sharing 1794.2 cM across 57 half-match segments. (mtDNA: K1a2b)
  • Paternal and maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Patty LaPlante and her second cousin, Sylvia Johnson. Their most-recent common ancestors are their great grandparents, William Henry Johnson Jr and Fannie C Spencer. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 1st-2nd Cousins, based on sharing 364 cM across 14 segments.
  • Paternal and maternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group on MyHeritageDNA consisting of Patty LaPlante, CGH, and DWP, who share a 26.2 cM segment on chromosome 13. Patty and CGH are 2nd cousins 1x removed; Patty and DWP are 4th cousins 1x removed; CGH and DWP are 4th cousins. The MRCAs of Patty, CGH, and DWP are William Ira Lewis Gibson and Dicey Diana Ann Sprouse, the 3rd great grandparents of Patty and CGH; 5th great grandparents of DWP.
Paternal line
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a GEDmatch test match between Patty LaPlante GEDmatch QR512166C1 and her 1/2 brother Anthony (Walker) Luker GEDmatch A717722. Their most-recent common ancestor is their father William Riley Luker. Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 1.6, based on sharing 1530.7 cM across 42 half-match segments. (Y-DNA: I-L22)
  • Paternal and maternal relationship is confirmed by a GEDmatch test match between Patty LaPlante GEDmatch QR512166C1 and her first cousin Willard Cummings GEDmatch A696202. Their most-recent common ancestors are their grandparents, Alfred Milo Luker and Mattie Stella Williams. Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 1.9, based on sharing 1088.2 cM across 48 half-match segments.
  • Paternal and maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Patty LaPlante and her second cousin once removed, S.L. Their most-recent common ancestors are William Luker and Henderson (Neisler) Luker, the great grandparents of Patty, and the 2nd great grandparents of her cousin. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd Cousin, based on sharing 143 cM across 8 segments.
  • Paternal and maternal relationship is confirmed by a GEDmatch test match between Patty LaPlante GEDmatch QR512166C and her second cousin twice removed Rhiannon Skylett Velasco GEDmatch A654853. Their most-recent common ancestors are Frank Williams and Eugenia Anderson, Patty's great grandparents and Rhiannon's third great grandparents. Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 3.8, based on sharing 73.5 cM across 3 half-match segments.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 23andMe test match between Patty LaPlante and Delois Lynch, her 3rd cousin. Their most-recent common ancestor is Mary Richardson, the great great grandmother of Patty LaPlante and great great grandmother of Delois Lynch. Predicted relationship from 23andMe: Third Cousin, based on sharing 45 cM (0.603%) across 4 segments.
  • Paternal and maternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group on MyHeritageDNA consisting of Patty LaPlante, LMW, and CBB who share a 16.9 cM segment on chromosome 7. Patty and LMW are 4th cousins 1x removed; Patty and CBB are 5th cousins; LMW and CBB are 4th cousins 1x removed. The MRCAs of Patty, LMW, and CBB are Hardy Richardson and Darcas (Boone) Richardson, the 4th great grandparents of Patty; 5th great grandparents of CBB and LMW.
  • Paternal and maternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group on GEDmatch consisting of Patty LaPlante QR512166C1, MA and TS who share an 11 cM segment on chromosome 3. Patty and MA are 6th cousins; Patty and TS are 4th cousins 1x removed; MA and TS are 5th cousins. The MRCAs of Patty, MA and TS are Benjamin Richardson and Mary (Bass) Richardson, the 5th great grandparents of Patty and MA; 6th great grandparents of TS.

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Wowee! You beat last month's total and came in first this month, helping us create 4886 new profiles!

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Patty won the April 2021 USBH Connecting Challenge.
1000 Profiles
Patty created 1303 new profiles during the April 2021 USBH Connecting Challenge.

Emma

Why am I not surprised you got over 2700 suggestions cleaned up during the CAT? LOL. You were amazing and I'm so glad you joined Team Roses for the fun. We were able to clear over 30,000 suggestions as a team which is what it's all about. I hope you'll join us in July for the Connect A Thon. It's like the USBH challenge, but WikiTree wide and during a 72 hour weekend. Emma :-)
Thank you for joining the March Connecting Challenge and helping us create 3850 profiles!

You can add the participation sticker to your profile if you’d like. Connecting Challenge Stickers

You have achieved amazing heights with the rare 1000 sticker! Thank you so much for helping us grow the Tree.

1000 Profiles
Patty created 1125 new profiles during the March 2021 USBH Connecting Challenge.

Emma

Emma,

Thank you so much for the connecting challenge sticker and the new Black Heritage Project member badge!

Omg, this new sticker is very nice!
Africa Project
Patty (Luker) LaPlante has African ancestry.
posted by Patty (Luker) LaPlante
We're floating in a pond of lovely new stickers and badges :-) Yay!!!
Hi Patty,

Welcome and Thank You for agreeing to participate in the US Black Heritage Project! I love your profile. I have recently become a Project Coordinator responsible for recruiting. As such I would like to have any new WikiTree users to have a mentor to help them get started. Since you are obviously an advanced WikiTree User, would you be interested in becoming a mentor to any new users that join the US Black Heritage Project? I could really use your help!

Hi Denise,Would love to help if I can... please message details of what you have in mind! Thank you, Patty
US Black Heritage Project
Patty (Luker) LaPlante is a part of US Black heritage.
posted by Patty (Luker) LaPlante
edited by Patty (Luker) LaPlante
Hi

My name is Sarah and I’m the new Project Leader for The Native Americans Project. This is your project check-in letter. I would love to hear back from you about your current Native American research interests and project related activity.

Thank you,

Sarah Mason, NA Project Leader

posted by Sarah Mason
Hello Sarah,

My direct lines are entered, but still in the process of adding aunts, uncles, cousins of the tribes my children/grandchildren and I connect to. I don’t think NA stickers or adequate sources on all yet either... –Patty

Patty (Luker) LaPlante has Native American ancestry.
posted by Patty (Luker) LaPlante
edited by Patty (Luker) LaPlante
Thank you Patty for your kind word, how sweet of you, you deserve all nice we can say about you

You area treasure for wikitree. You made my day Susan

Patty, Welcome to you and Charley in our Duke Family DNA Study!

Ginny

posted by Virginia Winslett
Hi Patti, I see you are descended from Martha Jefferson Wynn and Robert Bolling's daughter Lucretia. I am trying to find someone who can add Martha Jefferson rather than Anne Bolling from my tree (Tandy--271). I am adding Lucretia, child, to Martha.
posted by Pamela Tandy
Hi Cousin Patty,

Thanks for taking care of those merges, I'm working through unsourced Bass profiles and those connected to them. If I run across any more of yours, will let you know.

Always nice to know l have another cousin nearby :)

Shirley

Hello cousin I found you :)
posted by Nichole Richardson