Gwen (Russell) Burgess

Gwen (Russell) Burgess

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Gwen Burgess formerly Russell
Born 1930s.
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Mother of , [private son (1950s - unknown)], [private son (1950s - unknown)] and [private son (1960s - unknown)]
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Profile last modified 30 Oct 2019 | Created 16 Aug 2014
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I was born in Baxley, GA in 1931. Times were bad and my dad made the decision to move to Jacksonville, FL to look for work. I started to school in Jacksonville, was graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 1949. In 1954 went to Ft. Worth, TX to the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Married in Paris, TX. Had 3 children.

I am now living in St. Petersburg, FL and enjoying the downtown area. Within walking distance to 5 museums, art galleries, symphony orchestra, grocer, drug store, and - greatest of all - the Gulf of Mexico (via Old Tampa Bay)!


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On 16 Aug 2014 at 21:15 GMT Sally Stovall wrote:

You are now a member of the WikiTree Community. Please note we are trying to build one Collaborative Tree which means one profile per person. It is important to ensure no duplicates are entered as you add any Profiles to WikiTree.

If you need any help getting started check out the help section from the menu, top left, or head over to the G2G forum, you might want to check out the introductory WikiTree video that a member created.

Our Mentor Team are a friendly bunch of volunteers who will be glad to help you with specific problems if you have any.

Good luck growing your branches, and thanks for offering to help with our shared tree :)

On 16 Aug 2014 at 20:50 GMT April (Dellinger) Dauenhauer wrote:

Hi Gwendolyn,

I have been a member of WikiTree for over ten months, and have great confidence that it will always be free. I base that confidence on the level of member involvement. For example, myself and all the people who greet and confirm members are volunteers, working for only the satisfaction of seeing WikiTree grow, and our connections or potential connections within the one tree also grow.

The 'home team' is very small for such a large number of members, because members run nearly everything - the G2g forum, the help pages, the many projects (look under 'Find' and projects).

Also I have found that a gedcom of my ancestors within WikiTree, downloaded to Family Tree Maker on my computer, will make a lovely family tree, so the new branches I connect to here are easily transferred.

On 16 Aug 2014 at 20:34 GMT April (Dellinger) Dauenhauer wrote:

Hi Gwendolyn,

Welcome as a guest to WikiTree! We're growing a FREE worldwide family tree, striving for ONE collaborative profile for every person.

A couple suggestions to get you started:

1. Feel free to ask a question at our G2G forum.

2. Our help pages, top right, have all sorts of useful information.

If you would like to contribute, click the volunteer button and leave a comment here on your profile to let our greeters know. You should include a little bit about how you plan to contribute to the tree.

Thank you for visiting WikiTree and I hope you enjoy exploring our friendly community.

April Dauenhauer

Gwen is 31 degrees from Lizzie Griffiths, 23 degrees from Fred Rogers and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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