Linda Jean (Ortland) Larson

Linda (Ortland) Larson

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Linda J. Larson formerly Ortland aka VanAltena, Larson
Born 1950s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [private mother (1930s - unknown)]
Sister of [private brother (1950s - unknown)] and [private brother (1950s - 2010s)]
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private daughter (1970s - unknown)] and [private son (1980s - unknown)]
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Account confirmed 12 Feb 2017 | Linda's 383 contributions | 34 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 12 Feb 2017 | Last significant change: 17 Feb 2018
14:59: Linda (Ortland) Larson edited the Background Image for Linda (Ortland) Larson. [Thank Linda for this]
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I am from the Higgs / Herttell family


Bristish history and islands as well landmarks achievements ships and captians Bahamas and Bermuda
She married Gilbert Higgs ~They are my grandmother Marians parents also parents to her sister Ruth
My grandmother married Alfred Daniel Killian of Florida
As part of the British group that sailed to Bermuda along with certain family names

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On 27 Dec 2017 at 22:17 GMT Randall Woodbury wrote:

Hello Linda. Thanks for the message. Nice to meet another Lowe cousin. We have many Lowe and Keys cousins on Wikitree. Best regards.

Have you had your DNA tested? We should belong to the same Maternal DNA haplogroup.

On 27 Dec 2017 at 15:27 GMT Abby (Brown) Glann wrote:


Just a heads up that we're receiving bounce notices from your email account. Our newsletters aren't making it through very well because your inbox is over quota. We appreciate you looking into the situation.

Abby WikiTree Team

On 27 Aug 2017 at 05:24 GMT Linda (Ortland) Larson wrote:

My brother just died of lung cancer and he never smoked

Please if you are a relation you might get a chest X-ray. Steve never smoked and we don't have a clue why he got lung cancer. For lung cancer there are no warning signs until it's too far along. I feel it's important to share. He just missed his 60 the birthday. I had a chest X-ray and I am fine. This is the Higgs /Lowe family met and married in Key West 1800's Lowes of Bahamas and Higgs of Bermuda! God Bless!

On 23 Aug 2017 at 14:09 GMT Jeff Haines wrote:

Hi, Linda! Catherine (Lowe) Thompson is my great grandmother. I am working on adding more of the descendants of William and Eliza (Albury) Lowe on WikiTree, along with a lot of other Conch families. Nice to meet you!

On 4 Aug 2017 at 17:43 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:

You might want to set your Privacy to Private with Public Family Tree. The WikiTree programming needs to see your Family Tree tab to make DNA and other cousin connections for you. If you want to use the Confirmed with DNA notation, you should use the Public Biography AND Family Tree so that the explanation of your triangulation method is publicly displayed.

Please take a look at my profile where I use Private with Public Biography AND Family Tree to see a list of some of my WikiTree cousin connections and my list of U.S. Presidential cousins. 

On 2 Aug 2017 at 19:47 GMT Linda (Ortland) Larson wrote:

I am puzzled by the community of wikitree members. Maybe I've had bad luck connecting with those of you who are eager to learn and share meaningful exchanges .

I haven't closed my account just yet thinking that maybe it was just a select few who caused this unfortunate impression. Would so love being proved wrong!!! Linda

On 30 Mar 2017 at 02:43 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:

Thanks, Linda, for the kind award/thought. I didn't get it because my profile is Cooper-1. You set it for Smith-1. But it is the thought that counts. Thanks! Kitty

On 12 Feb 2017 at 02:02 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:

Hi Linda,

You are now a confirmed member of WikiTree. Thanks for volunteering and enjoy getting to know our shared ancestors!

Not sure how to start? Visit How to Use Wikitree for instructions.

Our G2G forum is a great way to get to know our community! Join the fun with our Question of the Week: Question of the Week: What genealogy related statement would YOU like added to your obituary?

Looking for some great ways to help out our collective effort? The Volunteers Needed page is the place to go!

Someone will check back with you in a couple of days to see how things are going. Meanwhile, enjoy climbing our WikiTree!

Debi - WikiGreeter

On 12 Feb 2017 at 01:49 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:

Hi and welcome to WikiTree!

WikiTree is different from other genealogy websites because our goal is to have one profile per person. That means we will all share ancestors and work together as a collaborative team! The Honor Code helps keep everything functioning smoothly as we work on our SHARED tree.

You should have received an email with links you can use to get started. Once you confirm your email address, you'll have an option to volunteer to add information to WikiTree. Begin with tags for your own profile. Tags are surnames, locations, concepts, etc. in which you're interested.

When you volunteer, one of our Greeters will confirm your membership. Then you'll be able to add to the tree!

We're really glad you're here!

Debi - WikiGreeter

Queen Elizabeth II Linda is 23 degrees from Amelia Earhart, 49 degrees from Stephen Hawking, 26 degrees from Jamie Nelson and 22 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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