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Musty Dusty Pre-1500 Source-a-Thon 2019

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: 4 Oct 2019 to 7 Oct 2019
Location: [unknown]
Surnames/tags: Source-A-Thon Pre-1500 challenges
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Source-a-Thon 2019

October 4 - October 7 is our fourth "Source-a-Thon".

The party starts Friday morning, October 4, at 8 AM (ET) and runs until Monday, October 7, at 8 AM (ET). (Eastern Daylight Time is GMT -4.) -4.)

What Do I Do?

Taken from the Source-a-Thon page:
Participating means removing profiles from the Unsourced Profiles category. They cannot be profiles that you created.

Select an Open (white) profile from anywhere in the category or one of its subcategories and search for sources to back up the facts of the person's life.

See the Pre-1500 Resource page, for some suggested sources. A source cannot be another family tree, such as Geni or an Ancestry Member Tree.

If you find a valid source:

If you find a valid source:
  1. Edit the profile to add the source, according to our Sources guide.
  2. Remove the {{Unsourced}} Research Note Box tag.
  3. Save the profile and click the Challenge Tracker button.
  4. On the Challenge Tracker, select the Source-a-Thon checkbox.
Visit the Source-a-Thon Instruction Video
for a step-by-step walkthrough of these instructions.

If you don't find a source after searching, please add a Research Notes section to the profile. Say where you have looked and sign your comment with four tildes (~~~~) so it is dated. For example: "Looked for John in the US Census records for 1900-1940 and couldn't find him on FamilySearch or Ancestry." This way the next researcher knows where to start.

Lists of Unsourced Profiles

Here is the official list of Unsourced profiles for the 2019 Source-a-Thon. There are lists for European countries and for England counties. Select the list for the area you are planning to work. Click on the number in the 0000-0000 or the 0001-1499 columns to find pre-1500 unsourced profiles.


Name Other Areas
Marty Acks Scotland (Renfrewshire, Ayrshire focus)
Debra Allison
Richard Devlin Ireland
John Atkinson
Bonnie Saunders 1-5CEN 6-8CEN 9CEN (all Spain)
Janet Gunn

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