Kay (Sands) Knight
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Kay (Sands) Knight

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Signed 28 Jul 2017 | 50676 contributions | 1553 thank-yous
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Kay J. Knight formerly Sands
Born 1950s.
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Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 19 Sep 2021
22:56: Angela Caramanno posted a comment on the page for Kay (Sands) Knight [Thank Angela for this]
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Effective 9 Sep 2021
I'll be back in 10...
(but I'm not promising minutes)
Sorry, but it might be a while until I can get back to you.
I am here, but sporadic.
GEDImprove
Kay helped improve some profiles in the GEDI Challenge.
Profile Improvement Voyager
Kay has completed the Profile Improvement Project's Voyage
Kay (Sands) Knight participated with Team A Rose By Any Other Name during the 2020 Source-a-Thon, adding 642 sources to profiles.

Biography

Grew up in a small town in Central New York. Attended elementary school in the same building where her father graduated from high school. All paternal great great grandparents lived with 20 miles of this town by 1820.

She was a member of the Women's Varsity Basketball team in college. Earned a degree in geography. Had a career as a software engineer including early work in geospatial technology and later in database applications and web services. Holds an Amateur Radio license.

Enjoys RV travel, genealogy, sports, reading, cooking, sewing, gardening and solving puzzles.

Advance Directive

To aid WikiTree in the administration of my account should I be incapacitated, or in the event of my death, I hereby give permission for any of my profiles (including my own) to be changed to Open and orphaned. Further, at the discretion of the WikiTree team, the source code for the Bio Check app can be shared for continued maintenance.

Sources

  • First-hand information. Entered by Kay Sands at registration.
  • Lubbes, R. Kirk, Macera, Patricia A, . Przewlocki, Kathryn S. Raster Imaging Software. User's Guide Final Technical Report (McLean, Virginia: Planning Research Corporation, 1 Mar 1977); digital images, Defense Information Technical Center (https://apps.dtic.mil/sti/citations/ADA038851: accessed 12 Apr 2021)
  • Taylor, M. Lynn, Przewlocki, Kathryn S, Watson, Patricia A. Advanced Compilation Techniques Final Technical Report RADC-TR-77-424 (Rome, New York: Rome Air Development Center, Dec 1977); copy in possession of Sands-1865
  • Clark, David W., Sands, Kathryn, Raster Scanned Character Recognition (RSCR) Final Technical Report RADC-TR-81-323 (Rome, New York: Measurement Concept Corporation for Rome Air Development Center (IRRP), Nov 1981); digital images, Defense Information Technical Center.
  • Sands, Kathryn J., Headlee, Kim D. Software Conversion of Standard Linear Format (SLF) to Standard Interchange Format (SIF) (Rome, New York: Measurement Concept Corp., 2 Jul 1985); digital images, Defense Information Technical Center (https://apps.dtic.mil/sti/citations/ADA161086 : accessed 12 Apr 2021)

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Marguerite Atwell was my grandmother. I may be able to fill in some information for you.
posted by Angela Caramanno
Thanks for sourcing, Kay!
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone for 50 sourced profiles
Kay (Sands) Knight reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the August 2021 Sourcerers Project Sourcerers' Challenge.
posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
Thanks for Sourcing in June, Kay!
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone for 50 sourced profiles
Kay (Sands) Knight reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the June 2021 Sourcerers Project Sourcerers' Challenge.
posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
Thanks, Kay!
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Red Hot Effort Milestone
Kay reached the Red Hot Effort milestone by sourcing 100 profiles in the April 2021 Sourcerers' Challenge
posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
Kay, considering all you have going on right now, it's incredible you got over 1000 suggestions cleared during the CAT! I'm also excited to see the results of your Gedcom mini project. We will all feel relieved to see those get cleaned up. Thanks for your hard work. Emma :-)
Have I told you, Kay, how much I appreciate when you find Mayflower, PGM (and other) duplicates? Thank you so very much!

S Willson

posted by S (Hill) Willson
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone
Kay reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the January 2021 Sourcerers' Challenge


Thank you, Kay!

posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
Hi, Kay, thanks so much for adding all of the Kingery info! Did you know that you and I are 12th cousins? :-) Have a great weekend!
posted by Karen (Schick) Macagno
You sure have a lot of surnames! You profile page looks great!

Wendy

posted by Wendy (Fildes) Bransom
Thanks for all the sourcing you did this year, Kay!
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone
Kay reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the December 2020 Sourcerers' Challenge
Sourcerers' Challenge Yearly Milestone Summary
Kay earned 1 Blue and 3 Green Milestone Owls while participating in the 2020 Monthly Sourcerers' Challenges

And a special thank you for the Bio Checker which has made it easier to find profiles that need sources!

posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
From your friends at the Appreciation Team:

Congrats on the Super Star Badge!

posted by SJ Baty
Thank yo so much not only for working beside Team Roses for this year's SAT, but for the amazing work you're doing with the app that finds unsourced profiles. So much bad genealogy is getting cleaned up thanks to you! Emma :-)
Hi, Kay!

Thank you for your participation in October’s 2020 Source-a-thon. Your contributions helped us to clear over 57,000 profiles that needed sourcing. This makes our Shared Tree all that much better.

Keep up the great work!

Pippin Sheppard WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

And... thank you for all your help! Your app sure helped me a lot. That gedcom was something else.

posted by Pip Sheppard
Orphaned Jennie Sands-2549 this morning. Probably added during a thon. Pick up if you wish to maintain her.
posted by Beulah (Maltby) Cramer
It was great working beside you again for another thon. You were amazing as always! :-) Emma
Hello, Kay!

Thanks for all the work you accomplished during our Connect-A-Thon 2020. It is amazing how many more profiles were created and added to our Shared Tree. You have every right to be pleased with your efforts!

Kind regards,

Pippin Sheppard ~ WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl In the Money Milestone
Kay reached the In the Money milestone by sourcing 300 profiles in the April 2020 Sourcerers' Challenge

Thanks! Great job!

posted by Laura (Pennie) Bozzay
Thank you for joining Team Roses for another thon. It's always a delight to work beside you and clean up and grow our Tree. You worked on some seriously hard profiles that need some serious work! Together we cleaned up 17,685 errors. <3
Hi there, Kay!

Thanks so very much for your participation in the spring Clean-a-thon! Every suggestion you cleared (over 400!) made our Tree that much better. The WikiTree community appreciates YOU!

Pip Sheppard WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl In the Money Milestone
Kay reached the In the Money milestone by sourcing 300 profiles in the ??MONTH YEAR?? Sourcerers' Challenge

Thank you Kay, for your help with last months Sourcerer Challenge!

posted by Alex Stronach
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl In the Money Milestone
Kay reached the In the Money milestone by sourcing 300 profiles in the February 2020 Sourcerers' Challenge

Thanks! Great job!

posted by Laura (Pennie) Bozzay
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Yearly Golden Achievement Milestone
Kay reached the Golden Achievement milestone by sourcing at least one profile in every month of the 2019 Sourcerers' Challenge

Outstanding! We started this program in April of this year 2019 award is April through December.

posted by Laura (Pennie) Bozzay
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Red Hot Effort Milestone
Kay reached the Red Hot Effort milestone by sourcing 100 profiles in the November 2019 Sourcerers' Challenge

Thanks! Great job!

posted by Laura (Pennie) Bozzay
So glad you were able to join the Roses for this year's SAT. It was great fun as always. Thank you for your major contributions to the Tree. I see below that you got the Blue Skies and Red Hot Effort milestones. How cool!

Emma <3

Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone
Kay reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the October 2019 Sourcerers' Challenge

Thanks! Great job!

posted by Laura (Pennie) Bozzay
Kay, making more than one thousand contributions in September added so much to the breadth and depth of our Shared Tree. The Appreciation Team thanks YOU!

Pippin Sheppard

WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Red Hot Effort Milestone
Kay reached the Red Hot Effort milestone by sourcing 100 profiles in the August 2019 Sourcerers' Challenge

Thanks! Great job!

posted by Laura (Pennie) Bozzay
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone
Kay reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the July 2019 Sourcerers' Challenge


Thanks Kay!

posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
10th Cousin 5x removed. Hello.
posted by Marsha Turner
Sourcerers' Challenge Wise Owl Blue Skies Milestone
Kay reached the Blue Skies milestone by sourcing 50 profiles in the June 2019 Sourcerers' Challenge


Thanks, Kay!

posted by Debi (McGee) Hoag
Hello, Kay!

Very well done on your making 1,000 or more contributions to WikiTree in June 2019! We commend and appreciate all of your time and effort in helping to grow and perfect our Shared Tree. Keep up the great work!

Pip Sheppard ~ WikiTree Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard

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