Shannon Marie (Seigfreid) Thomas

Shannon (Seigfreid) Thomas

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Shannon M. Thomas formerly Seigfreid
Born 1970s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [private father (unknown - unknown)] and [private mother (1950s - unknown)]
Sister of [private sister (1980s - unknown)]
Mother of [private son (1990s - unknown)]
Account confirmed 14 Apr 2013 | Shannon's 3245 contributions | 106 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 14 Apr 2013 | Last significant change: 22 Jan 2018
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Wiki Genealogist DNA Tested October 2017 Club 100 Connector September 2017 Club 100 Source-a-Thon 2017 Participant October 2016 Club 100 Source-a-Thon 2016 Participant Big Heart Profile Improvement Project Member Blogger Honor Code Signatory Pre-1700 GEDCOM Equipped
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Categories: Seigfreid-16 | Profile Improvement Project.

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I have been researching my family history since 2010 when an commercial caught my attention. It all started with a free trial and then I was hooked. It wasn't about collecting names for my tree but finding out the stories that went with the names. Genealogy has become a passion of mine and I can usually be found in my office in front of the computer with my Legacy database open and lots of tabs open on the other monitor looking for the stories of my ancestors.

Most of my ancestors are from Pennsylvania and concentrated in Columbia, Montour, and Luzerne counties.

Some of my surnames include Seigfreid (Siegfried), Thomas, Killian, Hunter, Houseknecht, Minnich, Halderman, Hartman, Welsh, Allabach, McHenry, Rutan, Lewis, Masteller, and Shellhammer.

I blog about my family and Legacy family tree at Our Life Picture by Picture.

You can email me at with any questions or if you think we might be related.

Have fun growing your family tree!!


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hoping to connect my unconnected list and then work on others too.
My maiden name. Mostly in Pennsylvania so far
My grandmother's maiden name on my mothers side. (different from my maiden name until you get back to my 4th great grandfather).

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On 5 Oct 2017 at 18:18 GMT Abby (Brown) Glann wrote:

Welcome to the Connectors Project! Be sure to check out the Connectors project page to see some of what we do, our To-Do lists which have folks who need connected to our Global Tree, and please add the connectors tag to your G2G feed. We've also got a great sub-project, Connectors Chat, where we talk about what we're working on and where we'd like to help out. If you're new to making connections and want some simplified connections to work on, look at our Connecting Buddies page. Thanks for joining us!

On 3 Oct 2017 at 07:05 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

You joining, made our team more rich, Every addition to the count helped the tree and made it more rich. I feel blessed just having had this team. Top one or not, we were the best team out there!

Thank you, hope to have you on our team next year.

On 22 Feb 2017 at 08:29 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

Hi Shannon

Thanks for your interest in the Thomas Name Study. If you want to look at the page, go to projects, then click on One Name Studies, then click on the index page in the second line to search for the Thomas Name Study ( there must be an easier way but I haven't worked it out yet). You'll see that it's early days with the Study, so plenty of scope if you decided to get involved, especially being such a common surname. Gillian

On 31 Dec 2016 at 16:37 GMT John Voltz Jr wrote:

Hi Shannon,

Houseknecht-56 - Gertrude Marie (Houseknecht) Budgeon (1906 - 1958) is a daughter of Houseknecht-34 - Ario W. Houseknecht (1879 - 1950) and Amanda Banks. Could you please add that? Thank you!

On 2 Jun 2015 at 22:19 GMT S (Hill) Willson wrote:

Hi Shannon,

Thank you for helping grow our collective family tree!

As a reminder, when you are creating or editing profiles for people born in 1700 or earlier, quality sources need to be added. (I was looking at Johann Appel Apple.) Please take a look back at the Pre-1700 quiz and you will see the recommendations. Here is a link to it:

I was also wondering about Johann's last name at birth - is it Appel Apple? If it is uncertain what his last name is, it would be best to include the alternate names in the Other Last Name field. You can enter multiple names, separated with commas, and then people can find the profile with any of the names.

Have a great day!

Sharon - WikiTree

On 22 Nov 2014 at 02:08 GMT Maggie N. wrote:

Shannon, small world as I have been following your blogs and see you are also here at WikiTree ! Love all your Legacy tips.


Queen Elizabeth II Shannon is 28 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 33 degrees from Carol Keeling, 22 degrees from George Washington and 26 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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