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Andrew McKnight

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Andrew McKnight
Born 1960s.
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Father of [private daughter (2000s - unknown)]
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Biography

I am singer, writer, guitarist and storyteller from northern Virginia's Blue Ridge. Have a listen or read my blog - some of which relates to my AnceStories - at http://andrewmcknight.net

We use Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker. My parents have taken the Ancestry DNA test, and Dad the y-67 at FTDNA. Descendant of McKnights, Robinsons and Millikens of Ulster and Ayrshire, and Warners, Culvers and several other colonial families (mostly of CT, and some MA). Maternal side is Bagleys and Bakers from New Brunswick, Canada (some Loyalists, some UK immigrants), and Irish - Ryans (Co. Carlow), Murrays & Hennesseys (Co. Cork). I've researched my Civil War ancestors at the U.S. National Archives, and have done a fair amount of webinars and other intensive study of Irish genealogy, DNA analysis and other really useful tools for teasing our family's story's out of the mist of history.

If we share a family DNA match, please get in touch - I'd love to know more and share what I know! I've also got a blog specifically for people who've taken an autosomal DNA test and are trying to make sense out of it, at https://amckancestories.blogspot.com

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ALMERIA
Origins of Michelle's Baños and Sanchez family lines, Andalucia province, Spain
BAGLEY
My mom's paternal line, from the area of Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada.
CULVER
My dad's maternal line descend from Aretas Culver (1820-1865) and Betsey Bailey (1819-1858) of Bristol CT. Our closest Culver kin outside of immediate family would be 3rd cousins.
FERMOSELLE
Location of Michelle's Castaño and Montes family roots in Zamora province, Spain
KIJANY
Home land of our Wileczek family in southern Poland.
MALCOLMSON
My dad's paternal line trace back to Hamilton Milliken/Millikan and Jane Malcolmson of northern Co. Down, Ireland in the 1830s. They emigrated to Ayrshire in Scotland around 1860.
MCCLEMENT
My dad's paternal line trace back to Ann McClement and George McNeight of Newtownards, Co. Down, Ireland in the 1830s.
MCKNIGHT
My dad's paternal line trace back to Newtownards, Co. Down, Ireland in the 1830s. We have lots of DNA matches that suggest an MRCA a generation or two earlier :)
MILLIKEN
My dad's paternal line trace back to Hamilton Milliken/Millikan and Jane Malcolmson of northern Co. Down, Ireland in the 1830s. They emigrated to Ayrshire in Scotland around 1860.
NEWTOWNARDS
part of my paternal grandfather's family traces back to this town in County Down, now Northern Ireland
NORTONDALE
Our Baker family was an integral part of this small western New Brunswick community until around the turn of the 1900s. We visited a couple years ago, and there's not much there anymore! The nearby community of Temperance Vale still exists though.
WILECZEK
Wife's paternal family, our branch traces back to Kijany in southern Poland.
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Congratulations!

This week we have your last stop on the guided tour. Hopefully, you're feeling like a WikiTree pro! If not, you can always revisit the tour stops via the comment boxes on the right side of your profile.

You've covered a lot of ground the past few weeks. Today, we want to give you just a few more tools that can take you even deeper into the WikiTree forest without getting lost: How to Dig a Little Deeper.

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posted by Marlene Marx
Andrew --

You've been here for several weeks now! We hope your profiles are starting to come together and that you've enjoyed getting to know all of us a little better.

You're probably getting a good feel for the collaborative nature of WikiTree by now. We know that collaboration isn't always easy. So, we've put together a few pointers that can make working in this type of environment a little easier: How to be a Successful WikiTreer.

As always, your questions are welcome!

Shirley

Hi Andrew

Welcome to WikiTree

It's time for your next stop on the guided tour!

This week, we'd like to show you How to Join in the Community. There's no shortage of opportunities to get involved through social media, our forum, and projects.

Be sure to check out the One Name Studies Project to see if anyone has started a project for one of the surnames in your family. Don't see one? Follow the instructions for starting your own!

Look at the list of active projects to see if one fits your interests or research needs.

Please let me know if you have questions. :-)

Janet, Wiki Messenger

posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Hi Andrew --

You've been here a week now, and we hope you enjoyed your first stop on your guided tour of WikiTree and were able to make good use of the things you learned.

Our next stop will give you some pointers on how to make your profiles stand out: How to Edit a Profile.

As always, your questions are welcome!

Shirley

Hi,

I just wanted to check in with you to see how things are going. If you have any questions about WikiTree please feel free to contact me. Michelle~WikiTree Mentor

Andrew,

You are now a confirmed member, and you can get started adding your family members.

As we've said, WikiTree is quite different from other genealogy sites. So, we've put together a guided tour to help you learn how to use it. Your first stop is How to Start Climbing Our Tree.

Tomorrow, you'll hear from a Mentor who will check in to see how you're doing and answer any questions you might have.

Next week, you'll get another message with your next stop on the guided tour.

You can also meet some of our members by joining in the fun with our Question of the Week in the G2G forum: Do you have any inventors in your family tree?

Welcome!

Emma--Wiki Greeter

Andrew, the best way to make DNA connections on WikiTree is to upload your DNA information at gedmatch, then enter your kit number here for others to compare with. If you need more information about gedmatch, please let me know.

Emma--DNA Project Coordinator

If we share a family DNA match, please get in touch - I'd love to know more and share what I know! Descendant of McKnights, Robinsons and Millikens of Ulster and Ayrshire, and Warners, Culvers and several other colonial families (mostly of CT, and some MA). Maternal side is Bagleys and Bakers from New Brunswick, Canada (some Loyalists, some UK immigrants), and Irish - Ryans (Co. Carlow), Murrays & Hennesseys (Co. Cork).
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posted by Karen Lowe

Andrew is 23 degrees from Katie Goodwin, 19 degrees from Wilbur Scoville and 19 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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