She was adopted two weeks after she was born and grew up in Hertfordshire where she went to school. From there she went on to Watford Grammar School for Girls. She studied her A-Levels at Oaklands College, St Albans, and then went on to gain a BA (Hons) in Humanities, majoring in English Literature and minoring in History and American Studies, from the University of Leicester in 1995.
Upon graduating, Susie worked in publishing and Public Relations before taking up a call to Christian ministry. She earned a Masters of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, graduating in the summer of 2002. Susie went on to work in churches in North Carolina until her ordination and instillation as Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Spiritual Growth at First Presbyterian Church, Lumberton, North Carolina in January of 2005.In October of that year she received a call to be Solo Pastor of Burnt Presbyterian Church, Winchester, Virginia. Unbeknownst to her this church was founded by her Great x 4 Grandfather, Henry Martin White and was also the location of his last ever sermon on 22 November 1910, just a week before he died. Regrettably, as a result of complications from medication given during a bout of viral pneumonia, Susie had to retire from full time ministry in 2007 and return to England
She still continues to serve in the local church where she can, is a committed member of the Women's Institute, a keen crafter, baker, and country walker, and an avid genealogist. She loves being in the collaborative family that is Wikitree amongst all of the "gengeeks" and is taking baby steps towards a Masters in Genealogy, Palaeography, and Heraldic studies from the University of Strathclyde through distance learning.
Here are Susie's known paternal families with links to her furthest-back ancestor up to her 3 x great-grandparents:
Here are Susie's known maternal families with links to her furthest-back ancestor up to her 3 x great-grandparents:
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On 21 Aug 2018 at 04:01 GMT Leah Worster wrote:
I would like to continue with the Canada Project, specifically with Ontario and UEL; I am most interested in those who settled the Hamilton-Wentworth area.
On 21 Aug 2018 at 00:29 GMT Alexandra Carter wrote:
Thanks for your message! Yes, I would like to continue to participate in the the Canada Project. The majority of profiles I'm working on are Ontario based, so I would like to be on the Ontario Team. Alex
On 21 Aug 2018 at 00:10 GMT Joe Patterson wrote:
On 20 Aug 2018 at 23:32 GMT Robynne (Thompson) Lozier wrote:
I would like to stay involved with the Sub Projects team, most especially the British Home Children project if thats Ok. I am currently the coordinator for the Australian British Home Children Project, and I wouldnt mind being involved with the Canadian British Home Children as well. I am currently looking into one woman here in Canada (not on wikitree yet) whose father was a British home child. The daughter is a (2nd to 4th cousin) DNA match with me, and I am trying to find out how she is related to me. Thanks. Ciao. Robynne
On 20 Aug 2018 at 23:13 GMT Linda (Webster) Wisking wrote:
We travel a lot from Jan through June so I am not always available to help However, if there is something that you think I can assist with or add value to. let me know.
On 20 Aug 2018 at 23:05 GMT Nina Pyne wrote:
Please keep me on the Canada Project, Nova Scotia subgroup. Any projects about Loyalists, Acadians, Hessian mercenaries, etc. are interests. Thanks, Nina
On 20 Aug 2018 at 22:47 GMT David Beneteau wrote:
Yes, please keep me on the Canada Project. The Quebec and Ontario teams make the most sense for me to be a part of.
On 20 Aug 2018 at 22:43 GMT Karen (Michaud) Hoy wrote:
On 20 Aug 2018 at 22:03 GMT Catherine (Hufnagel) Nacov wrote:
Yes, I would like to stay on the Canada project as well; I know I haven't been active on WikiTree in the past couple months, but hope to have more time soon. I think I would stay with the EUL project, as I know I have several ancestors in that category and also a mystery to solve!
On 20 Aug 2018 at 21:41 GMT Robin (Dudgeon) Helstrom wrote: