Jillaine was born at the tail end of the baby boom, youngest of four children of her parents. Raised in California, she moved to Washington DC in the mid 1990s to marry PDB. Jillaine and PDB are members of the Bethesda Friends Meeting.
She has made her career supporting the nonprofit sector, and since August 2011 has been one of three co-founders of Fourth Quadrant Partners, LLC.
Jillaine started researching her family in 1998. She also maintains a set of (now archival) genealogy pages at RootsWeb.
Her research areas include:
Previously, she conducted research professionally, and was a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists; she retains membership with New England Historic Genealogical Society and National Genealogy Society and is a graduate/survivor of ESM's Course 4 at IGHR.
Roles on WikiTree include (as of 24 October 2020):
(I've also started following Rick Pierpoint's excellent example and have started creating freespace Source pages; just wish I knew how to find them...)
In the event of my death or incapacity for more than 90 days, I give the following permission:
Should these profiles / pages not be accessed within 180 days from my demise, the Wikitree staff shall have full and total access to manage said space and profiles in any way they see fit, up to and including assigning them to any willing Profile Manger, orphaning them, or deleting them.
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