Project: US Presidents

Categories: US Presidents Project | US Presidents

Welcome to the US Presidents Project

This is an ideal place for WikiTree contributors to help with a Special Project while exploring the processes of group management for profiles. At the same time it gives ample opportunity for learning new and improving wiki techniques for helping elsewhere on the tree.

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Mission

The US Presidents project mission is to bring together WikiTreers interested in improving the profiles of presidents and vice presidents of the United States; and adding their families to connect them to the main tree.

How to Join

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This Project is currently led by Robin Lee and Vicki Norman.

For the full, up-to-date list of participants, see the badge report. The award of your badge means you are willing to help improve the profiles of presidents, vice presidents, their families and ancestors. Please make sure you are willing to do the work before asking for the badge. If you want to follow work or issues around the presidents, just add the tag presidents to your Followed Tags

If you're interested in participating in this project, please do the following:

  1. Add presidents to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all of our discussions in your G2G Feed.
  2. Go to G2G Forum and respond to our question.

Goals

As an inclusive matter, profiles for Jefferson Davis (President of the Confederated States of America), as well as those fourteen men who served as President under the Articles of Confederation (preceding the Constitutional form of National Government), are also part of this project's focus.

This is an ideal place for WikiTree contributors to help with a Special Project while exploring the processes of group management for profiles. At the same time it gives ample opportunity for learning new and improving wiki techniques for helping elsewhere on the tree.

US Vice-Presidents

We are now starting to work the profiles and family branches for the Vice Presidents of the United States. Here is List, List of US Vice Presidents anyone working one of these profiles can indicate below. We also have a template for the US Vice Presidents at Template for US Politician

{{US Vice President}} will be the project box

Task List

  • Adding Project Protection to all US Presidents, US Vice Presidents, Presidents of the US Continental Congress and Jefferson Davis.
  • Verifying parents and adding sources for all of the above
  • Verifying Ancestral lineages and making sure that the project manages at least the first four generations of ancestors.
  • Verifying wives and children and adding sources

Project Management Templates

What does the project manage?

  1. US Presidents, their spouses, children and grandchildren and 4 generations of ancestors
  2. US Vice Presidents, their spouses, children and grandchildren; and 4 generations of ancestors
  3. US Continental Congress Presidents
  4. Jefferson Davis
  5. Any ancestor for a US President where the ancestry is unproven, uncertain, or under discussion and the profile is NOT managed by another project.

The project is also on the trusted list of many of the siblings and other relatives of the above people to aid in keeping the tree accurate.

When using ANY of the templates below, the US Presidents project must be added as a Profile Manager, please add wikitreepresidents@googlegroups.com
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  • The project box for the presidents is Template:US President. To use it on a profile, just put the following text on the profile, above the biography:

{{US President}}

  • For the Presidents of the US Continental Congress use:

{{US Continental Congress President}}

{{US_President_Direct_Descendant}}

{{US_President_Direct_Ancestor}}

{{US President Project Spouse}}

We also have a template for the Succession at Template for US Politician

Project Stickers

To identify other people related to US Presidents, but not managed by the project, please use the Template:US President Relative

{{US President Relative}}

Categories

Project Protection

All of the Presidents, Vice Presidents, etc will have project protection. Any profile that is the "end of proven ancestry will also be project protected unless, already protected by another project. Other profiles managed by the project may have project protection based on the basic rules of Project protection. Please see Help:Project_Protecting_and_Merging

Resources


Our Progress

Beside your name below, please keep track of what you're currently working on for this project. This is both for your own reference, and to aid collaboration among the project participants. If you are going to be temporarily inactive in the project (eg. on vacation), please note that here. Thanks!

Useful Pages



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