Robin Rainford

Robin Rainford

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Robin Rainford
Born 1950s.
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of , [private brother (1950s - unknown)] and [private brother (1960s - unknown)]
Mother of [private daughter (1980s - unknown)]
Account confirmed 17 Mar 2012 | Robin's 16163 contributions | 333 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 17 Mar 2012 | Last significant change: 16 Feb 2019
19:44: Robin Rainford added Vickie (Luce) Sippel as manager for profile of Robin Rainford. [Thank Robin for this]
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Wiki Genealogist January 2019 Club 1,000 Data Doctor December 2018 Club 1,000 November 2018 Club 1,000 October 2018 Club 1,000 September 2018 Club 1,000 Source-a-Thon 2018 Participant August 2018 Club 1,000 July 2018 Club 1,000 June 2018 Club 1,000 March 2012 Club 100 Pre-1700 One Name Studies Project Member Military and War Project Member 1776 Project Member Big Heart GEDCOM Equipped DNA Tested Honor Code Signatory
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Robin Rainford is interested in immigration and researching microhistories of certain locations connected to immigrant groups. Currently she's working on a WikiTree Project for Klapperich. She is now retired, living in St Paul Minnesota and traveling to visit the home villages of immigrants she's researched. She welcomes suggestions, questions, collaboration. Her parents are Darrel Rainford and Bonnie Jean LaChance.

I would like to focus, so I plan to give up profiles created by Ged import. Eager to give up English non-immigrants.

Digital Afterlife In the event of my untimely demise I want to be sure that none of my hard work on WikiTree ends up being deleted. In the event of my death or inactivity of more than one year, I give rights for my private profiles to be transferred to Vickie Luce Sipple Luce-1260 whether or not she is currently on the trusted lists. My managed profiles can be released to any Wikitreer who is interested.

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Robin Rainford participated with The Great Lakes Region team during the 2018 Source-a-Thon, adding 365 sources to profiles.


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Robin is a Wiki Genealogist following these tags:
Trying to solve a brick wall for the correct parents of Jonathan Besse who married Elizabeth Grove (Groff).
Interested in quality control for Wikitree
Tracing the immigrant branches of Klapperich from Hausten, Rheinland, to the USA. Jacob Klapperich and Anna Lenz of Line Anton are my direct ancestors. Fond du Lac, Iowa, South Dakota.
Variation of Klapperich used in Minnesota branch
Frances Klapperich LaBrie is my Great Grandmother.
Quebec immigrants, French Canadian, went first to Chippewa Falls WI. Some settled in Illinois as Luckey. My branch homesteaded Spink County SD as LaChance.
Interested in German Bohemian immigrants who emigrated to the USA, particularly Fond du Lac WI
My Rahm ancestors in Iowa/South Dakota Martin Sr Rahm 2GG (1823 - 1896) Langengra├č, Herford, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany / Alois Rahm GG (1846 - 1918) / Ella Louise Rahm (1895 - 1985) Grandmother / Bonnie Jean LaChance (1929 - 2018) Mother
Trying to solve a brick wall for the correct parents of George Rainford b 1810 London died Lake Village Indiana
Focusing on immigrants from the Mayen-Koblenz area of Rhineland
US Spelling of Wetzsten
Interested in this and other German Bohemian families

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On 30 Dec 2018 at 17:22 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:

Robin and Kitty are 11th cousins.

Robin Rainford and Kitty (Cooper) Smith are both descendants of Samuel Edson.

On 5 Dec 2018 at 04:17 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Thanks for all of your help with merges, please make sure that when the names are different, you put in a note about why the name you chose is correct. is an example.

On 28 Nov 2018 at 03:33 GMT Howard Tarr Jr wrote:

Thanks, Robin

On 9 Oct 2018 at 19:54 GMT Alan Rainford wrote:

Thanks, Robin.

On 23 Sep 2018 at 00:09 GMT Juha (Niskakoski) Soini wrote:

Welcome to the 1776 project.

I have also awarded you the Military and War project badge as it is the umbrella project for all the wars.

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the projects and the guidelines we have in place.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

Juha Soini ~ WikiTree mentor

On 18 Jul 2018 at 20:53 GMT Erik Pischel wrote:

Robin, I usually add the category when any event of the person happened there. Erik

On 18 Jul 2018 at 20:04 GMT Erik Pischel wrote:

Hi Robin, thank you for your message. There were lots of "Pimpl" people at Rajov/Rojau.

On 18 Jul 2018 at 13:42 GMT Mary (Weston) Jenkins wrote:

You are welcome. The inline citations confuse a lot of people and the Wikitree edit page does not give a good explanation. I think of them as being the modern day electronic equivalent of footnotes placed in a research paper, only the text goes between the reference tags and is placed under sources because of the tag "references /" placed there. I personally don't think the tags should be used under the sources heading at all.

On 9 Jul 2018 at 04:06 GMT Sandie (Schwartz) Schwarz wrote:

Hi Robin,

In regards to your thoughts on a seperate page for the Klapperich Line from Langenfeld, I think that is a good idea as I also have been thinking about that too ! I had thought about creating a page for that line while I was creating profiles for the Klapperichs from Langenfeld but I did not want to tread on your Klapperich ONS by creating a page for that Klapperich line that comes out of Langenfeld. Now that you have contacted me about this subject, let me know if you are ok with my creating such a page ?

On 8 Jul 2018 at 11:28 GMT Butch Smith wrote:

Hi Robin,

Congratulations on being Pre-1700 certified!

Because pre-1700 ancestors are shared by many descendants, coordination is essential. Thanks for joining the ONE_NAME_STUDIES Project.

Butch ~ Pre-1700 Greeter

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