Kay (Sands) Knight participated with Team A Rose By Any Other Name during the 2020 Source-a-Thon, adding 642 sources to profiles.
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.
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.
First-hand information. Entered by Kay Sands at registration.
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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)
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 some percentage of DNA with Kay: