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Kay Sands

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Kay Sands
Born 1950s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
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Account confirmed 27 Jul 2017 | Kay's 302 contributions | 19 thank-yous received
Sands-1865 created 27 Jul 2017 | Last modified | Last edit: 20 Aug 2017
19:47: Kay Sands edited the Biography for Kay Sands. [Thank Kay for this]
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Researching genealogy is much like figuring out large, complex software, which I did professionally for over 35 years. As a geographer, the connections between families and their migrations are fascinating.

My ancestors lived in Central New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and Iowa.

Surnames include: Sands, Ayer, Salisbury, Whiting (formerly Whiton), Cornish, Burk, Spinning, Stoner, Scranton, Sanford, Reed, Toepelt (Tapelt, Taplet, Taplett) and others.

Currently working on Sands with Ayer and Bradbury connections.


  • First-hand information. Entered by Kay Sands at registration.
  • I have many sources that are pertinent to my ancestors, and will be adding items as times permits. In the meantime, do not hesitate to contact me if there is something specific that you are looking for.

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Moved from Simsbury, Connecticut to Onondaga county New York 1805 and 1808
Using the program.
Moved from Buxton Maine to Onondaga county New York in 1817
Moved from Ashford, Connecticut to Onondaga county New York 1809 and changed spelling of name from Whiton to Whiting.
Moved from Ashford, Connecticut to Onondaga county New York 1809 and changed spelling of name from Whiton to Whiting.

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Kay Sands's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Kay or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Kay:

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On 18 Aug 2017 at 22:11 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:

LOL I think I'll keep my Smiths and Campbells. They gave their children unique names which makes it pretty easy to find them.

On 18 Aug 2017 at 21:39 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:


You have been busy! Conflated profiles are tough and the Samuel Sands profile is looking good. Thanks for sharing it. I enjoyed seeing how you're doing!


On 18 Aug 2017 at 19:24 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:

You have been here for a while now! We hope your profiles are starting to come together and that you've enjoyed getting to know all of us a little better.

You're probably getting a good feel for the collaborative nature of WikiTree by now. We know that collaboration isn't always easy. So, we've put together a few pointers that can make working in this type of environment a little easier: How to be a Successful WikiTreer.

Have questions? We want to help! Click the name above any of your comments, then ask in the comment section of that volunteer's page.

Debi ~ WikiMessenger

On 18 Aug 2017 at 03:23 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hi Kay, Thank you for the note and question!

Click here to see Help: Editing Family Relationships, Removing Family Connections.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

David ~ WikiTree Mentor

On 13 Aug 2017 at 21:17 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hi Kay, Thank you for the note and questio about using mark up on G2G.

The short answer is no we do not use a wiki markup, such as [ url clickMe ] on a G2G question, answer or comment.

When you ask a question, answer a question or post a reply a new box opens and at to top it has the featured to add a URL to text. or to copy a URL address and paste it to the box, attach a picture, bold, italic and more.

I suggest you go to the Weekend Chat click comment, as a question and then see the features offered in the box that opens, f you do not want to use the box after entering info simply click cancel.

Later when I have time I will see if I can find or create a copy of the box as I call it.

Thank you, David ~ Intergrators G2G Project Coordinator, Mentor

On 12 Aug 2017 at 21:12 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hi Kay, Thank you for the message and questions!

Have you sent a request to be added to the profile(s) trusted list for Sands-1683 and Sands-1684 explaining how your related and would like to add sources and edit the profiles?

Have you read the Help Pages on merging Profiles? Click here: Merging Help.

I have proposed the merge and have not received a reply of the merge being done or accepted. If the profile manager does not respond the the merge is approved by default in 30 Days.

Both profiles are open profiles and since you have agreed to the Honor Code you can add and edit open profiles. Please add a comment on the profile as to what you add/edit and the sources you have added to confirm your information.

David ~ Wiki Mentor

On 11 Aug 2017 at 20:49 GMT Lynn Wiggers wrote:

Hi Kay,

It's time for your next stop on the guided tour!

This week, we'd like to show you How to Join in the Community. There's no shortage of opportunities to get involved through social media, our forum, and projects.

Be sure to check out the One Name Studies Project to see if anyone has started a project for one of the surnames in your family. Don't see one? Follow the instructions for starting your own!

Please let me know if you have questions. :-)

Lynn, WikiMessenger

On 11 Aug 2017 at 19:54 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hi Kay,

I have initiated and proposed the merge of the profiles for Sands-1684 and Sands-1683. They are clear duplicates.

The profile managers have been notified of the proposed merge. After the merge is done then yo .

Sands-350 appears to be a different person than the above two.

After the merges you need to clean up the remaining profile, edit, add sources, remove second bio and sources section for Sands-1683 as it is a open profile.

Thank you, David ~ Wiki Mentor

On 5 Aug 2017 at 21:45 GMT Charlotte Shockey wrote:


You've been here a week now, and we hope you enjoyed your first stop on your guided tour of WikiTree and were able to make good use of the things you learned.

Our next stop will give you some pointers on how to make your profiles stand out: How to Edit a Profile.

If the link doesn't work in your email, you can find it in the public comments on your profile page. Please let one of us know if you have questions! Just click the name above any comment, then ask in the comment section of that volunteer's page

Charlotte ~ WikiMessenger

On 1 Aug 2017 at 16:35 GMT Janis (Paulding) Swanson wrote:

Hi Kay, Feel free to make any sourced changes to the Whiton/Whiting's that you have. Thanks! Janis

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