Cheryl (Smith) Hess
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Cheryl (Smith) Hess

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Cheryl J. Hess formerly Smith
Born 1950s.
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Cheryl Jean Smith was born 22 May 1951, in Kankakee, Illinois, the eldest child of Harold Smith and Janet Leinen. She married Michael Joseph McGowan, Sr. on 30 Mar 1968 in Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, United States.. They had two children, Michael Joseph McGowan, Jr., who died from a heart attack on May 17, 2015 and Nicole Renee Helsegon They divorced in May, 1971. She married Michael Hess on 22 May 1987, in Kankakee, Illinois, and they renewed their vows at the First Baptist Church of Momence on May 21, 2017. She has one brother Kevin Eugene Smith and one sister Diane Rae Smith who died in a car accident on November 3, 1991. Cheryl is still alive and lives in Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, United States.
52 Ancestors - 2018
52 Ancestors - 2019
52 Ancestors - 2020


College: Fresno State
Married a hometown boy
Career: Worked as a Federal Compliance Officer, then went local to Branch Manager, and Safety Manager at a Bank with five locations
Lived in: Hightstown, NJ, Wichita Falls, TX, Tucson, AZ, Fresno, Ca., and Momence, IL.
Husband: Worked for the Veterans Center at Manteno, IL. USA
Children: Son and Daughter (Son died 17 May 2015)
Grandchildren: 5 (2) Granddaughters, (3) Grandsons
Great-Grandchildren: 3 G-Granddaughters, Madison, Brooklyn and Gwendolyn.
I am married to the love of my life, and I thank God that my mother (88) is still going strong and is healthy.
Psalm 107:1
"Give thanks to the LORD for He is good:
His love endures forever."

My Story

When I asked my grandmother, Minnie where our family came from, she replied: Germany - period. I thought that was the end of it, until one Sunday after church. She asked if I wanted to go for a ride with her. She took me out to the cemetery where her family was buried. It was the first time I had ever seen a cemetery on Church property. It was a small little cemetery. The rows were crooked, and I couldn't read the names on the headstones. She showed me her mother's headstone. Everything was written in German. I saw her sister's, a brother's and we kept walking, until we stopped in front of a very old headstone. It was hard to even see the writing. Grandma told me it was her grandma's. I got choked up thinking about it. I thought to myself, here are four generations of women all in the same area, and until today, I didn't even know two of them existed. I began my genealogy journey..
In 1987, I married my fabulous husband. His family's history was rich. They were early settlers of Momence, IL. USA, so pictures of them were very easy to find.
I started a site on Facebook dedicated to the History of our home town which has 3200 citizens. I soon had over 2000 members. It seemed that everyone was interested in history. As soon as I would post old pictures, the timeline would fill with questions, and the more research I would do.
I found some of my husband's relatives on the east and west coast, and some up north. I joined them and began writing a history book on the Hess family. I covered the mid-section of the country. We have traded pictures back and forth as we discover new family portraits. I also have a page on Facebook called Hess Genealogy.
I am the historian for our church - The First Baptist Church of Momence. I just finished writing it's history. First Baptist was the first church in this area having been founded in 1852. Most of my time is spent researching either history or genealogy. I love what I do, and wouldn't want to do anything else.
It has been quite a journey, these last thirty years. I have discovered that most of the time it is not the Hess family interested in the research, it is the Hess women (those of us who have married into the family).

Mayflower Relatives

Sorry to say that on Feb. 20, 2020 I found out that I am not related to anyone on the Mayflower. :(

United States President Relatives

  1. President Millard Fillmore and Cheryl are 10th cousins four times removed.
  2. President Grover Cleveland and Cheryl are 7th cousins four times removed.
  3. President Warren G. Harding and Cheryl are 14th cousins.
  4. President Calvin Coolidge and Cheryl are 12th cousins once removed
  5. President George Bush and Cheryl are 11th cousins twice removed

British Prime Ministers

  1. Winston Churchill and Cheryl are 13th cousins
  2. Alec Douglas-Home and Cheryl are 13th cousins once removed

Cheryl's WikiTree Team Relatives

Mickey Bailey: 26th cousin 3x removed
Claire Chapel: 14th cousin 2x removed
Laura DeSpain: 15th cousin 2x removed
Ginny Fields: 16th cousin
Chandra Garrow: 15th cousin 1x removed
Debi Hoag: 14th cousin 2x removed
Johannes Jooste: 26th cousin
Cindy Leisure: 17th cousin 1x removed
Karen Lowe: 14th cousin 2x removed
Emma MacBeath: 11th cousin 3x removed
Peggy McReynolds: 14th cousin 2x removed
Greta Moody: 15th cousin 1x removed
Mary Richardson: 8th cousin 2x removed
Azure Robinson: 16th cousin
David Selman: 10th cousin
Pip Sheppard: 17th cousin
Mindy Silva: 16th cousin
Butch Smith: 15th cousin
Astrid Spaargaren: 17th cousin
Natalie Trott: 8th cousin 2x removed
Eowyn (Langholf) Walker: 17th cousin
Rhonda Zimmerman: 11th cousin 2x removed

Magna Carta Sureties Relatives

  1. William d'Aubigny is the 24th great grandfather of Cheryl
  2. Hugh & Roger le Bigod is the 24th great grandfather of Cheryl
  3. Henry de Bohun is the 25th great grandfather of Cheryl
  4. Gilbert & Richard de Clare is the 24th great grandfather of Cheryl
  5. John Fitz Robert is the 24th great grandfather of Cheryl
  6. Robert FitzWalter is the 26th great grandfather of Cheryl
  7. William de Huntingfield is the 25th great grandfather of Cheryl
  8. John de Lacy is the 24th great grandfather of Cheryl
  9. William de Lanvallei is the 25th great grandfather of Cheryl
  10. William Malet is the 25th great grandfather of Cheryl
  11. William de Mowbray is the 24th great grandfather of Cheryl
  12. Saer de Quincy is the 25th great grandfather of Cheryl
  13. Robert de Ros is the 25th great grandfather of Cheryl
  14. Geoffrey de Say II is the 23th great grandfather of Cheryl
  15. Robert de Vere is the 26th great grandfather of Cheryl

Public Records

Cheryl J Smith, United States Public Records, [1]
Name: Cheryl J Smith
Alias: Cheryl Mcgowan
Second Alias: Cheryl Jean Hess
Event Type: Residence
Third Alias: C Hess
Event Date: 13 Nov 2000
Event Place: Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Event Place (Original): Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Phone Number: 468-2351
Previous Residence: Kankakee, Illinois 60901
Previous Residence Postal Code: 60901
Birth Date: 22 May 1951
Second Previous Residence Place: Momence, Illinois 60954
Third Previous Residence Place: Clovis, California 93612
2nd Address Date: 01 Sep 1992-01 Jan 2009
3rd Address Date: 1 Jul 1986
Cheryl J Hess, United States Public Records, [2]
Name: Cheryl J Hess
Event Type: Residence
Event Date: 1 Nov 1998
Event Place: Manteno, Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Event Place (Original): Manteno, Illinois, United States
Previous Residence: Manteno, IL
Previous Residence Postal Code: 60950


  1. "United States Public Records, 1970-2009", database, FamilySearch ( : 29 January 2020), C Hess, 2000.
  2. "United States Public Records, 1970-2009", database, FamilySearch ( : 22 April 2020), Cheryl J Hess, 1998.


  • 79% England, Northwestern Europe
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    Cheryl (Smith) Hess has English ancestors.
  • 9% Scotland
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    Cheryl (Smith) Hess has Scottish Ancestors.
  • 6% Norway
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    Cheryl (Smith) Hess has Norwegian ancestors
  • 5% Germanic Europe
  • 1% Ireland
    Cheryl (Smith) Hess has Irish ancestors.
    Cheryl is a participant of the Integrators Challenges
Cheryl (Smith) Hess participated with Team Virginia during the 2021 Clean-a-Thon.
Cheryl has participated in 52 out of 52 weeks during the 2020 52 Ancestors Challenge.
Cheryl has participated in 52 out of 52 weeks during the 2019 52 Ancestors Challenge.
Cheryl has participated in 52 out of 52 weeks during the 2018 52 Ancestors Challenge.
Cheryl has participated in 52 out of 52 weeks during the 2020 52 Weeks of Photos Challenge.
Cheryl has participated in 52 out of 52 weeks during the 2019 52 Weeks of Photos Challenge.
Cheryl has participated in 52 out of 52 weeks during the 2018 52 Weeks of Photos Challenge.
Cheryl (Smith) Hess participated with Team Virginia during the 2019 Source-a-Thon, adding some sources to profiles.
Cheryl (Smith) Hess participated with The Great Lakes Region team during the 2018 Source-a-Thon, adding 365 sources to profiles.
Cheryl (Smith) Hess participated with The Great Lakes Region team during the 2019 Source-a-Thon, adding 391 sources to profiles.
Cheryl (Smith) Hess is participating with Team Tennessee Volunteers during the 2019 Connect-a-Thon, and has added 216 connections.

WHEN I'M RESTING The time will inevitably come for my rest and relief from life's hectic cycle. It may be, though I do hope not, that I will one day merely be unable through physical or mental illness to continue my research and recording into my family and other profiles of interest.

At that time, I place the profiles that I manage into the caring hands of the Wikitree Admin. If any member/s of my family have the desire to continue what has been started, I ask that they be allowed to manage those profiles whether or not they are currently on the Trusted Lists for those profiles and be shown the guidance to continue in the proper manner.

I also manage many profiles of people unrelated to me. Those profiles that are locked for privacy reasons I would desire to see transferred to someone with an interest in those projects or sub-projects.

Cheryl J Smith Hess 2 Aug 2019.

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Hi Cheryl,

Thanks for reaching out. I am loving WikiTree! There's so much information and so many "helps" here. I'm discovering new things each day. Actually, I have a large tree on Ancestry which I'm planning to work on moving to WikiTree but it will take me a long time. I'll be sure to contact you when I have questions. And, I know there will be many! Thanks again, Jan (Breault) Cartmill (Breault-188).

posted by Jan (Breault) Cartmill
Thank you for reaching out. I havent had much time lately to research further but plan to soon. I really appreciate your support.
posted by Becky Hiller
wonderful wikitreer
Cheryl (Smith) Hess is a Wonderful WikiTreer.

————————————————————————► YOU ALWAYS SHINE !!

posted by Rubén Hernández
Hi Cheryl

Thank You for your work on Week 11 of the WikiTree Challenge, especially for the work you did on our profile of the week Eleanor Martha (Hobbs) Welty (1836-1918). Here is a special sticker that you can add to your profile.

Cheryl worked on the best profile of the week during week 11 of The WikiTree Challenge

Janet and Joan.

Thank you Cheryl. I'm not new to this but due to extensive travel in the mid 90' i gave it up. now it appears one of my son in laws wants to at least, view it with intentions of extending it to his family.

The majority of my work was with the LDS library locally. So much easier now.

Wiki Tree helps a lot.

Thanks again Tom

posted by Thomas de Long
Thank you, Cheryl, for your very thoughtful note of encouragement and appreciation. I am not new to family history, but I am not much of an expert. I just learned about this project about two weeks ago but instantly recognized its quality, value and importance. I first learned the excitement of family history from my Dad's Uncle Charlie (He passed away in 1962 at 82 when I was still in college). It is so apropos that his life's profession was U.S. letter carrier. He shared with me the thrill of holding the buckskin shirtsleeve of our ancestor who had been captured at about age 14 in 1796 by Native Americans and was with them for 12 years, but went back often afterward to visit his "Indian Mother" who had treated him with so much love. I created a Tribal Pages family tree 10 years ago for our family reunion crowd where they can update their own family circle. It only has about 2500 names in it.

I used the RootsSearch function a bit last week. The other help features have been a great reference. I blew it in the 1st 10 minutes by putting in my Grandfather and Grandmother and not seeing the duplicate warning pop up. I learned quickly how to look for that. It was not exactly where I expected it. The owner has not seen the merge request yet. It should only take me two or three months to enter the info I have already. And in the process just the last couple weeks I have discovered probably 40 bits of detail, like extra wives! that I had not known about. Thank you again, I will stop being so windy. Mel

posted by Mel Northup
Dear Cheryl,

Thank you very much.

posted by Sandy (Neumann) Nowell
Thank you so very much for taking the time (all day) to update my family tree information and helping me see what a profile should look like with sources etc. And also helping direct me with a DNA question. It is so appreciated! I look forward to learning more about Wikitree and encouraging others to participate.
Thank you so much for asking how I was doing as a new member. There is a lot to learn on this site. I have been entering some of my relatives and seeing if anyone else may have the same relatives.
posted by Sue (Harmetz) Novak
Thanks for what you do for Wikitree. When I was a little boy,my babysitter was cousin Rosella Hess, who is now deceased.


posted by Don Swift
Hi Cheryl, Thank you for the comment. I have a lot of documented sources, just not sure how to add them to each of the family. I also have a lot of pictures. Haven't seen any on other families. Most of my stuff is on Family Search. My Justice family goes back to 1609 but the Sanchez and Hawkins family not so far. Will add more family members after the weekend. Have a great and safe New Year.
Hi, Cheryl.

Just looked over your page and realized we are very similar in age and have both been researching our family tree for 30 years or more. You are so lucky to have been able to find out so much about your family. I, too, know a lot about my mother's line (Herrings and Horn(e)s) but my Dad's grandfather is my brick wall with steel and concrete reinforcements! Can't get beyond his marriage to my great grandmother on October 31, 1889, in Fort Smith, AR. Her family are Freeds and, again, I know a lot about them and have corresponded with a number of cousins, but that Davidson wall is really thick!

Hope to learn a lot from you that will help me chisel through to information on William Bell Davidson, 1849/54 Scotland and died in Indian Territory in July 1906.

Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and that we all have a happy and healthy New Year!

Barbara Davidson Norkus

posted by Keith Gann
Cheryl: I want to post an answer to the question of the week: Do you or have you any diaries of your ancestors. No matter which section I hit it doesn't let have a space to answer the question. I really feel like I'm still a novice in trying to use Wiki Tree for answering questions or asking a question. Is there some basic things (bad word) but don't know what other word to use, I can follow to answer and ask questions. Help please.
posted by Barbara Odrzywolski

I am new here. I am wondering how to source myself. For example, I am not going to upload my own personally identifying documents such as birth certificate, etc. Also, the only sources I have were downloaded from Do those sources travel with a GEDCOM file? Thank you< LE

Thanks for your message Cheryl. I am pleased to know what to do about any problem members. I received a real shock a day or two into starting on Wikitree and received a very aggressive message. Also for the tip re Sources. I am slowly getting to get used to Wikitree!!
posted by Clare Pierson
Hi Cheryl,

It's that time of the year again: check-in time! As England Project Leaders, we like to check in with you every six months or so to see how things are progressing. Back in May, we didn't ask for a response due to the rapid emergence of Covid-19 because we understood that people's lives were changing rapidly. While we are still living in a Covid world, we do need to hear back from you this time around.

First of all, how are you doing? What are you currently working on?

Secondly, we're looking for some feedback on the Google Group and our Discord server. Do you use either or both of these? If you don't use either, why not? Do you have any suggestions on how we can improve participation and collaboration, either generally or for you personally?

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Amy, Joan & Lizzie.

posted by Amelia Utting
Hi Amy, Joan & Lizzie,

I have been busy, thank you for asking. I live in Illinois, and we have just been moved back to Stage 2. It seems like I am on WikiTree 24/7 since Covid started and I am jumping around everywhere, since I was promoted to PC, and it takes a lot of time. I have my computer set to open discord as soon as it turns on, so yes, I love keeping up with everything on the Discord server, and I also have notifications on, so if I am working on something else, the notification pops out the side. I love it.

I don't have any suggestions to improve participation, but know that once I started to actively participate, I can't imagine not having it on. Such interesting facts and useful information pop out, and I will glance at it , and then have to pop into the server to see what everyone is talking about. It is unbelievable to describe the amount of new information I have gained by just being on the server, and talking to everyone daily almost seems to make Covid disappear for awhile.

Thanks for checking in with me, and please stay safe.


posted by Cheryl (Smith) Hess
Hi Cheryl,

It's good to hear that you're staying safe in Illinois! I have a friend of mine who works in an emergency service who also lives there, so it's good to hear that you're keeping well amongst it all. Here in New Zealand we haven't had it as bad, thankfully, but I do come from an immunocompromised household so constant vigilance (to quote Harry Potter) has been a must.

I'm glad to hear that you're enjoying using Discord! I completely understand where you're coming from, haha.

Stay safe, and let me know if there's anything I can do for you in the future!

Regards, Amy

posted by Amelia Utting

Thank you for the welcome. It's all new to me so I will contact you again if I need some help.

Kind regards, Steve.

posted by Stephen Preece
Thankyou for the welcome


posted by Ted Woodland
Thank You so much Cheryl for you suggestions and info. It is a bit overwhelming, but moving house doesn't help! Will follow up on your suggestion, it's great to have you 'guys' in the background keeping us 'newbies' on track, Cheers Christy (Christine Ann Conway)
posted by Christy Conway
Hi, Cheryl my fellow Greeter!

Thank you for your participation in October 2020’s 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

posted by Pip Sheppard
Cheryl, you and the other welcomers do a great job of greeting those that are joining this wonderful project. It can be a little daunting at first glance, and you are making less threatening for all of us.
posted by Martin Brabander
Thankyou for the welcome . I joined and filled some of my family in but I haven't got round to doing anything that will take up a lot of time because I haven't the spare time at the moment . Thankyou best wishes Alison
posted by Alison Dendle
Thank you so much for the message and welcoming me to the site. Slowly but surely I am becoming more familiar with how the site works, and I'm looking forward to learning even more about my ancestors. There are a few ancestors where I feel like I'm stuck so hopefully I'll have some success here! I'm enjoying it very much so far. Thank you again!
posted by Christine Kossol
Thank you for your welcome message.
posted by Dan DeLuca
Thank you for the welcome. I just joined and trying to learn my way around the site. I really like what I have seen so far.
posted by Connie Sutton
Thank you for the warm welcome. I am still learning but I'll definitely reach out if I have any questions!
posted by Carrie Rudd
Thank you Cheryl for checking in on me. I've not been able to get on the site much since I joined, but when the kids are all back at university, I should have a bit more time to myself. Many thanks for your warm welcome, much appreciate and it makes me feel a part of the site already.


Hi! I am just beginning to try to figure this out. I have a question- I just created a new account and (I think) attached my dna data. But it looks like I may have already started an account at some point, and entered information there. I think that's what's going on. If 2 people entered information for my Dad, Larry Walker who died July 17, 1984 in Kingsland Texas, that is the case. How can I tell if I have a previous account which I do not remember how to log into? And also, is it possible to merge the 2? Thank you!
posted by Barbra Walker
Cheryl, Thank you for reaching out and checking on me...I do have a couple of questions uploading DNA results...I have three files and uploaded one...should I or can I upload the remainder...I just feel that the complete story can't be told without all the information...Thanks for your support and wishing you a wonderful day
posted by Janet (Wallis) Ribeiro
Thank You Cheryl for your message. I enjoy the site although difficult for me. I learn by trial and error. I do use the instructions but get eye trouble and fatique and have to stop too soon. Not a problem though as long as I can keep trying when I have time. I will contact you if I get stuck or have a question.
posted by [Living Connett]
Hi Cheryl,

Thank you for your message about my DNA relationship confirmations. I'm quite new to this field, so will hasten slowly and hope to do more in the near future. Thanks again, Barbara

THANK you!New to all this but enjoying and learning so much!
posted by Laurie Gleason
Thanks for the help. I haven't really started yet. Still finishing my early ancestry.


posted by Nigel Gillett
Thank you for the welcome. Just started tonight, learning the rules of the software.
posted by JJ Lockwood
Thank you for the welcome. I'm trying to learn your software. Looking forward in finding brick wall on my trees.
posted by Jill Burch
I did not mean to propose a merge of John Hill (Hill-30338) and John Hill (Hill-720). I thought I proposed a possible match rather than merge while I investigated it further to keep the two associated. I don't know if I proposed the merge by mistake or someone else did. I have been messaging the profile manager of Hill-720 and explained that the most consistent solution is to find the correct generation profile between Hill-720 and W T Hill b1737 (I forget his wiki ID.) Currently Hill-30338 has no evidence of sons.
posted by Jim Ward
Hi Cheryl, Thank you for welcoming me. Most of my tree content is in my myheritage tree, but has more or less validation for each person so I am not transferring them here particularly. Not least as I have a gap around the time of the Black death etc .

Is there a project or similar around that period? I find reading the Domesday book hard!

Not to mention the constant use of different names especially pre 1300 based on either or both son of (e.g. fitz) or home town (I seem to originate from Mellor, Derbyshire (not Lancs as we always guessed).

When I eventually start rolling my branches forward it’s going to “find” a vast number of Mellors. However, for now my interest lies in wayback in time. When lives were short and often violent. I recently watched a TV series titled “The Last Kingdom” and being dated around 990-1045 with names that sounded familiar to my searches it added a whole wider experience to my viewing. The last kingdom turned out to br Northumbria.

Anyway, if there are others exploring the same roots I’d like a chance to share findings. I am new to this of late as a distraction from Covid-19.

Kind regards


posted by Anthony Mellor F.C.A.
I have a match that has not been accessed since 2015. Does that mean there is no activity by owner?

Does it prevent me from going forward or around it with my research?

posted by Thom Fisher
Once again good advice. I think I have found a few good sources from england which I will endeavour to get on sourced info. The William candler manuscript is very good and a few others which are in the British museum archives.

Let me see how that goes.

posted by Thom Fisher
Thanks so much for the welcome!
posted by Mickey (Brinson) Hooks
Hi Cheryl,

Thanks for your welcome. I am going to remain as a Guest Member for now. I will look at what to do to put my tree onto the site. I have been researching for about 20 years. I am a member of the NZ Society of Genealogists and Treasurer of a sub group, NZ Genealogical Computing group ( I volunteer at NZSG main branch helping others with research and also run a small U3A Genealogy group.

My Ancestors came to NZ in the 1860'sand 70's from Cornwall, Scotland and England and from Wales in the 1940's.

Currently extending my earlier research into my St Just, Cornwall tribe. Kind regards Bryn Smith

posted by Bryn Smith
Hello Cheryl

Your England Leaders are completing the six monthly check in with all team members. Thank you for your work on English Profiles and participating in the Orphan Trail.

These are unprecedented and difficult times, and we understand as Project Leaders that your situation may have changed somewhat in the last few months. What we are all able to/ wish to contribute on Wikitree has changed. Please let me know if you are happy with your current role and team choice, or if you wish to do something additional or different. Thank you again on behalf of all the Project Leaders for everything you do.


posted by Jo Fitz-Henry
Hi Jo!

I am still working on English Profiles and participating in the Orphan Trail. Yes, these are strange times we are living in. I have a wonderful guide, Ian - and he is very helpful.

I plan to continue the Orphan Trail through to completion.

Thank you for checking in with me.


posted by Cheryl (Smith) Hess
Dobrý den,milá Cheryl.

Zatím se tu pouze rozkoukávám a zaučuji.Vaše stránky i komunita se mi velmi líbí.Omlouvám se,že neumím Váš jazyk,takže naše komunikace bude trochu ztížená. Narazila jsem tu na menší problém,kdosi tu už přede mnou zpracovával rodokmen mé rodiny,většinu údajů si zkopíroval ode mě z mého rodokmenu na Geni.To by mi nijak nevadilo, ten dotyčný tu ale svůj projekt opustil,většinu mých předků jsem si již "adoptovala"....Ale profil-stránka mé babičky - Blažena (Koudelková) Pacáková ( a mého dědečka - Josef Pacák ( jsou UZAMČENÉ a NEMAJÍ ŽÁDNÉHO správce. Chtěla bych je také adoptovat a hlavně upravit CHYBNÉ údaje. Mohla byste mi, velmi Vás prosím,poradit,jak mám postupovat? Mockrát děkuji za odpověď. Mirka Vodáková

As a "Tree Hugger", I want to congratulate you on your Super Star Badge awarded on 20 Mar 2020.

John Williams


Wikitree Appreciation Team

posted by Anonymous Williams
edited by Anonymous Williams

The Global Cemeteries Project is currently undergoing our member check-in and wanted to verify that you are still active and interested in being a member of the project. Are you currently assigned to or working with one of our Cemetery Teams? If not, is there a particular Team or area you are interested in participating with? I would be delighted to help you get setup in one or more of our collaborative teams!

We use Google Groups for internal project collaboration, so if you are not yet setup for access feel free to submit a join request and we will get that approved as quick as possible. We also ask that members check their follwed tags to make sure you are following the correct project tag (CEMETERIES) so you don't miss any disucssions in G2G.

Last, but not least, we would like to thank you for all of your contributions to WikiTree and let you konw that any ideas or suggestions for improvement you may have for the Global Cemeteries Project would greatly appreciated!

I look forward to hearing form you soon!

Steve ~Global Cemeteries Project Leader

posted by Steven Harris
From your friends at the Appreciation Team:

Congrats on the Super Star Badge!

posted by SJ Baty
Cheryl, thank you for checking in on me, just taking time to get my bearings, there is SO much, thanks to everyone's efforts. Cathy
posted by CG Egan
Thank you for your advice and will follow up and use the suggested links for future searches :)
posted by Allan Harrison

I truly appreciate your welcoming words and advice. You must have guessed that I am having problems with entering sources. I shall take your suggestion to heart. and take advantage of the tips you have given me!


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