Mindy Silva

Mindy Silva

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Mindy Silva aka Millard
Born 1960s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of DNA confirmed and [private mother (1940s - unknown)] DNA confirmed
[sibling(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 26 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 22 Sep 2018
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Biography

Mindy Silva participated with Team Virginia during the 2017 Source-a-Thon, adding 609 sources to profiles.
Mindy Silva is participating with Virginia Spring Cleaners during the 2018 Clean-a-Thon, correcting 1,184 suggestions.We cleaned up 6,423 suggestions!
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Mindy Silva has Portuguese ancestors.
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I am deeply interested in locating ancestors. Not only for myself; but also for family, friends, and others.

My Ancestors Research Statistics (Click for brick walls that I have worked on)

Generation Number Direct Relation to Name Total # of Possible Ancestors Total # of Identified Ancestors Total % of Identified Ancestors
2 Parents 2 2 100%
3 Grandparents 4 4 100%
4 Great Grandparents 8 8 100%
5 2nd Great Grandparents 16 14 88%
6 3rd Great Grandparents 32 24 75%
7 4th Great Grandparents 64 42 66%

Current Hobbies:

  • Family research
  • Indexing records for FamilySearch
  • Taking photo requests in local cemeteries for Find A Grave
  • Helping others locate records for patriotic ancestors
  • Gardening
  • Canning
  • Quilting for the upcoming granddaughter (Quilt done and baby arrived!)

Proud Member/Supporter Of:

  • New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
  • National Genealogical Society (NGS)
  • Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS)
  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

Current Projects on WikiTree:

Profiles I've enjoyed adding to: (I know, they are all fun - but I am particularly fond of these and a few others. It's hard to pick just a few for the list!)

Recently worked on:

Useful links I've found:

DNA Statements

Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Mindy Silva GEDmatch A030801 and Jim Silva (2nd cousin 1x removed) GEDmatch A054943. Their MRCAs are Mindy's great-great-grandparents and Jim's great-grandparents, José (Silva Ribeira) da Silva de Ribeira II and Rosa (Joaquina) Silva. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 4th - 6th cousins, based on sharing 40 centimorgans shared across 3 DNA segments; Confidence: High.
Paternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between Mindy Silva (2nd great-granddaughter) and her second cousin Theodore "Ted" Morgado. Their MRCAs are their great grandparents, João (Gonçalves) Gonçalves Pereira and Alexandrina Amélia (Silva) Gonçalves Pereira. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd Cousins (actual relationship 2nd cousin 1x removed), based on sharing 136 centimorgans shared across 9 DNA segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Mindy Silva and a child of Glen Hennager, Mindy's first cousin once removed. Their MRCA's are Mindy's great-grandparents and the child's grandparents Ambrose Patrick Hennager and Pearl Josephine (Alexander) Ellis. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 1st Cousins, Confidence: Extremely High; based on sharing 581.1 centimorgans shared across 30 DNA segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Mindy Silva GEDmatch A030801 and a child of Cleo Hennager, Mindy's first cousins once removed. Their MRCA's are Mindy's great-grandparents and the child's grandparents Ambrose Patrick Hennager and Pearl Josephine (Alexander) Ellis. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 1st Cousins, Confidence: Extremely High; based on sharing 487 centimorgans shared across 23 DNA segments.
Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Mindy Silva and a child of Eugene Walter Heath, third cousins. Their MRCA's are Mindy's great-great-grandparents and the child's great-great-grandparents Joseph H Cobb and Agnes Sophia (Green) Cobb. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 3rd - 4th cousins based on sharing 120 centimorgans shared across 5 DNA segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Mindy Silva and a child of Jo Ann (Alexander) Cox, third cousins. Their MRCA's are William Joseph Alexander and Margaret Pearl (LaChapelle) Alexander. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 3rd - 4th cousins based on sharing 41 centimorgans across 2 DNA segments; Confidence: High.
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Sources

  • Lyon County, Nevada, marriage certificate no. 39** (1985), E* E* Millard and Mindy L* Silva, Lyon County Clerk, Yerington. (** Some details hidden to preserve privacy)
  • Lyon Co., NV, Lyon County Court file ****, Millard v. Millard, "Dissolution of Marriage" 199*.

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Followed Tags
Mindy is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
DNA_PAINTER
Looking for any tidbits of information on painting my DNA - current user of DNA Painter
HAWAII
Looking forward to adding to Hawaii profiles
INTEGRATOR
Facilitating the integration of the WikiTree website and the Genealogist to Genealogist Forum (G2G)
LAWSON
Looking at Lawson's that went from Virginia to Kentucky
LEADERS
Helping to make our global tree better one day at a time
LUTES
Kentucky kin
MCDOUGALL
Scotland kin
MEDEIRA
I've really become immersed lately in the Medeira and Azores records. They can hold a wonderful amount of research once you know how to translate them!
ONE_PLACE_STUDIES
One Place Studies. Currently interested in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island.
PEREIRA
From Portugal to Hawaii
PGM
Puritan Great Migration Project
PRE-1500
Pre-1500 Profile Assistance
RIBEIRA
The name Ribeira, when put with Silva, is a rare combination in Madeira. My paternal great-great grandfather was named Jose da Silva de Ribeira, after his father.
US_HISTORY
US History Project - making the tree better, one profile at a time :)
VIEIRA
Family from Portugal
WEEKEND_CHAT
A little of this and that


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

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On 7 Sep 2018 at 18:47 GMT Rickey Hunt wrote:

Here goes, my great great grandfather's name was M.T. , Meridy, merida or meridyth Huffman. I found an 1870 with M.J Huffman and narcissa Huffman ( who is supposed to be his mother) however for the life of me I cannot seem to find his father. One census says he was born in Mississippi one says Alabama.... so with my resources I am so far unable to get be found MT and my mother has been searching since 2002... any help would be greatly appreciated!!!!

On 5 Sep 2018 at 14:31 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Thank you Mindy. That was Eowyn's idea..

Yes I made the wall hangings (actually some were intended as quilts.. But most people hung them. I gave them all as gifts.

On 2 Sep 2018 at 19:16 GMT Andy Johnson wrote:

18th cousins once removed from

James Butler (1359 - 1405).

On 17 Aug 2018 at 15:47 GMT Pamela Smith wrote:

Says were 21st cousins twice removed were both descendents of John Standish

On 17 Aug 2018 at 03:39 GMT Debbie (Fink) Thomas wrote:

Mindy Silva is 26 Degrees from Debbie Thomas

On 16 Aug 2018 at 18:17 GMT Bob Keniston Jr. wrote:

Mindy,

You’re on the Azores Parishes TL. Bob

On 15 Aug 2018 at 12:53 GMT Bonnie Saunders wrote:

Mindy, enjoyed your interview! By the way, we're 24 degrees apart, hehehe! Congratulations on your appointment as Leader of the Portugal Project!

On 15 Aug 2018 at 03:22 GMT Katherine Gregory wrote:

Greetings, 10th cousin! :)

On 14 Aug 2018 at 21:19 GMT Marlena (Koehler) Lidell wrote:

Hello cousin :) We are 20th COusins four times removed.

On 10 Aug 2018 at 13:53 GMT Joseph Priess wrote:

Hello! I have finally made some entries to start my family tree. I was wondering if you might glance at them to make sure I'm not making some major errors?

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Queen Victoria Mindy is 27 degrees from SJ Baty, 28 degrees from Orville Redenbacher and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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