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Randal Mortimer

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Randal B. Mortimer
Born 1950s.
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Son of and [private mother (1930s - unknown)]
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Account confirmed 16 Jul 2017 | Randal's 2905 contributions | 161 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 16 Jul 2017
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Wiki Genealogist December 2018 Club 100 November 2018 Club 100 October 2018 Club 100 September 2018 Club 100 August 2018 Club 100 July 2018 Club 100 June 2018 Club 100 February 2018 Club 100 January 2018 Club 100 December 2017 Club 100 November 2017 Club 100 October 2017 Club 100 Quakers Project Member September 2017 Club 100 August 2017 Club 100 Big Heart New Netherland Project Member July 2017 Club 100 Pre-1700
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Family on my mother's side out of Orange County, New York
I have been interested for quite some time in DNA as a genealogical tool.
Quaker ancestors on my father's side
I descend from the immigrant, Omie de la Grange.
My ancestors were Pennsylvania Quakers
A family on my father's side.
Aberdeenshire ancestors on my father's side.
My paternal line goes back to Aberdeenshire, Scotland
A large segment of my ancestry stems from New Netherland settlers
My paternal grandfather's mother's family
I have a large number of Quaker ancestors.
This is a family names on my mother's side and I would be interested in collaborating with people researching these families.
This is my maternal grandmother's maiden name and I would be interested in collaborating other researchers.

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  • Randal Mortimer: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test HVR1 and HVR2, haplogroup H1b, FTDNA kit #B28569
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On 2 Jan 2018 at 16:24 GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:


Wish you a Happy New Year. May 2018 bring you all you need to be happy.

Congratulation for adding your contributions in December. Whatever the quantity of your contributions, they all count. As I always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

On 30 Oct 2017 at 20:24 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:

Hi Randal,

Welcome to the Quakers Project! You are now officially part of the group. Please check out the Quakers Project Page to find how you can help. I see you are already following the Quakers tag, that's great! Thank you for your involvement!

On 24 Aug 2017 at 15:35 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

We've made a change in how the tutorials are sent to new members. Instead of weekly messages you can now work at your own pace, so this is the last message.

How is it going so far? Have the How-Tos been helpful or left you with questions?

We want to help! Click my name, then ask in the comment section of my page.

Cindy ~ WikiMessenger

PS Sometimes links don't work in emails. You can always find a link that works in the public comments on your profile.

On 17 Aug 2017 at 15:06 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

You may have been hard at work getting connected to family members who are already here and adding those who were missing. You probably have at least a few profiles that you manage now.

There's a fast and easy way to access those profiles using the Watchlist. So, this week we're going to look at How to Manage Your Watchlist.

Please let one of us know if you have questions! Sometimes links don't work in emails. If that's happened to you, check the public comments on your profile. The links will work from there.

Thanks, WikiMessenger Cindy

PS-Good work so far! Have you noticed on your ancestor profiles on the bottom right is "Research" where you can get sources and more information? Give it a try!

On 10 Aug 2017 at 15:18 GMT Shirley (Strutton) Dalton wrote:

Randal --

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, WikiMessenger

On 7 Aug 2017 at 17:52 GMT Carrie Quackenbush wrote:

Hello Randal!

Welcome to the New Netherland Settlers Project. Please visit our FAQ and feel free to ask any questions you may have. If you're looking for your ancestors that might already be on Wikitree, check out our Immigrants and Progenitors page, though it is not quite complete and does not reflect all of the profiles that already exist. Lastly, here's a quick guide to sources that might help you in your search.



On 3 Aug 2017 at 19:16 GMT Janet (Langridge) Wild wrote:

Hi Randal,

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. Plenty 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!I

For your family research you might like to explore active projects to find a project to aid your research. Look at the United Kingdom project for Scotland & Scottish Clans

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

Janet, Wiki Messenger

On 27 Jul 2017 at 15:54 GMT Shirley (Strutton) Dalton wrote:

Hi Randal --

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!


On 24 Jul 2017 at 17:31 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hi ,

Thank you for self-certifying for the Pre-1700 badge! Participation in a project is strongly encouraged for those wishing to edit Pre-1700 profiles.

It looks like Scotland Project would be a good fit with the tag you entered. Adding the tag Scotland will help you get updates about activity for that project.

Do you have any questions? Let me know. I'm happy to help! :-)

David ~ Volunteer Coordinator

On 21 Jul 2017 at 23:42 GMT Charlotte Shockey wrote:

Welcome! We are glad you are here!  Please let Kitty Smith know if you are interested in joining our DNA Project or our FTDNA Project.

If you have not done so, set your Followed preferences to include DNA.

It's not hard to add DNA test information to profiles on WikiTree, just make sure you add the tests to the actual test participant's profile & set the Privacy to ‘private w/ public biography & family tree’ to show the tester's part of our tree. For help see  How to DNA on WikiTree

We also encourage you to join our Google+ Community for DNA discussions, questions & new information. 


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