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Bob Nielsen

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Bob L. Nielsen
Born 1950s.
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Brother of [private sister (1940s - unknown)] and [private brother (1960s - unknown)]
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Account confirmed 6 May 2014 | Bob's 694 contributions | 13 thank-yous received
Profile last modified 6 Jan 2020 | Created 6 May 2014
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Biography

"We live as long as we are remembered."

Often cited as an old Russian proverb, this line is one of the most quoted amongst genealogists when asked why they do what they do. They believe they have a responsibility to honor the memories of their ancestors so that they will not be forgotten.

Another way of explaining this feeling among genealogists is that we are called to be the "storytellers" of our families. If you have an interest in genealogy, please take time to read Della M. Cummings Wright's description (https://goo.gl/s6mjaO) of why genealogists are the "chosen ones" of each generation.

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Hi Bob!

You sent me this message: I agree that Baker-12904 and Becker-4533 are the same individual, however the merge "direction" should be the former merged into the latter because the correct LAST NAME AT BIRTH is the German "Becker". So I propose that the merge "direction" be Baker-12904 as ID 1 and Becker-4533 as ID 2. If okay with you, I will initiate that merge.

I've been busy so I have no idea if I ever answered you, if not, I apologize profusely. Absolutely yes, do the merge as it should be, based on the sources at hand. Thanks for the message! Debi

posted by Debi (Moseley) Matlack
Hi Bob,

Congratulations, you have now been a WikiTree member for one month! Here are a few ways to dive in even deeper:

  • Check out our blog, a monthly newsletter along with tips, interviews, and guest posts from people in the larger genealogy community.

Let me know if I can be of help, including with your GEDCOM.

Carole Partridge, WikiTree Mentor

posted by Carole Partridge
Hey Bob,

I saw the comment you posted on Susannah Hite's profile. The manager of that profile, Jon Cunnyngham hasn't made any contributions to WikiTree since 16 October 2014.

As Susannah's profile has a privacy level of open, you may disconnect her from an incorrect parent providing you document your actions on the profiles stating your reasons.

Sometimes WikiTreers post a question in the G2G before they do this to see if others have sources. See the G2G discussions tagged disconnect.

Happy WikiTreeing

Maryann

Hi Bob

I see a new GEDCOM badge. Here's a link to a great step-by-step of the process including screenshots that you might find helpful.

Help pages give lots of info about the process, best to start with 'Before you import a GEDCOM'.

If you have brick walls, collaboration might help bust through. WikiTree has one profile for each person, so the further back you go in your ancestry, the more likely cousins will find you and help out. ANY Wiki Genealogist can edit "Open" profiles (over 200 years old).

Discussions tagged as GEDCOM in the G2G forum and brickwall.

Hi!

Thank you for joining WikiTree. As a WikiTree Mentor I am available to answer any questions or help solve any issues you may be having.

I hope you're enjoying our site. Our primary vision is to build a collaborative tree with just one profile per person, so please make sure to look for duplicates on WikiTree before adding a profile. Having dates and locations attached to every person assists in our mission as well!

Feel free to check out How To Use WikiTree. It's a great step-by-step guide to get you started.

We also have our Help Index with links to topics you may have questions on. Don't forget our G2G Forum where many of our generous members help each other out.

And of course I'm here to help, just ask!

Alison ~ WikiTree Mentor

posted by Alison Andrus
We are delighted to have you join us!

You are now a member of the WikiTree Community! Please remember that we are trying to build one Collaborative Global Family Tree which means only one profile per person. It is important to ensure that no duplicates are created and profiles are properly sourced.

To help you get started, you might want to check out an introductory WikiTree video that a member created.

For a list of Member benefits, see the Community Members page.

We also have a Mentor Team who will be glad to answer any questions.

Thank you for volunteering!

- Alison, Volunteer Greeter & Mentor

posted by Alison Andrus
Researching my family history is not just a hobby, but more so a way for me to honor those the memories of those who came before me.

I agree with the mission and the nine simple rules of WikiTree.

posted by Bob Nielsen
welcome to Wikitree

To help you find your way, the help pages and search features can be accessed through the links on the upper right hand corner of almost any page. Feel free to post a question in the G2G Forum or on a relevant profile page. If you would like to contribute to Wikitree, please click the Volunteer link to receive your ‘Volunteer’ badge, and post a comment here on your profile to tell us that you are interested in family history and wish to join us. We will be very glad to welcome you to the WikiTree Community.

posted by M. (Stewart) H.

Bob is 23 degrees from Mary Pickford, 22 degrees from Cheryl Skordahl and 22 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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