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Peggy McMath To Do List

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Update/New Profile

Name Link Notes
A [1] FamilySearch search by name
B [2] Ancestry search by name
C [3] Find a Grave search by name
D [4] Bio Check (Provide WikiTree Id)
E [5] Profile Overview (Provide WikiTree Id)
F [6] Ancestor Explorer (Provide WikiTree Id, Generations, List type; optionally: Category text)
G [7] Create Slave Owner Profile
H [8] Create Slave Owner Space Pages
I [9] Create Slave Profile


Link Name Notes (What's done, what's left to do)
  1. Look for slavery information, include source citation
    1. Census, personal property
    2. Will including itemized property: name, gender, age, value
    3. Slave schedule: age, gender, anything else available
  2. Look for already existing profile: create or update
    1. Slave profiles must have at least 1 source, a name, a date (or approximate)
    2. Slave profiles must have legal or place holder Last Name at Birth
    3. Provide at least one date; estimated birth if necessary (with explanation)
    4. Provide at least one location; estimated birth if necessary (with explanation)
  3. Categories
    1. [county, state], Slave Owner or [county, state], Slave for each state for both owner, renter, and slave
    2. USBH Heritage Exchange
    3. { {Slave LNAB}} (after == Biography ==) (if no documented last name)
    4. { {African-American Sticker}}
  4. Create Slave space page if greater than 10 slaves.
  5. === Slaves === or === Slave Owners === heading
    1. Detailed Ordered or Unordered list with gender, age, color, name available
    2. Detailed list of all known owners (on slave profile)
    3. Source citation with page numbers
  6. Slave owner comment I have added a list of the slaves owned by NAME on this profile with categories using the standards of the US Black Heritage Exchange Program. This helps us connect enslaved ancestors to their descendants. See [https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:US_Black_Heritage:_Heritage_Exchange_Portal the Heritage Exchange Portal] for more information.
  7. Create slave profiles
  8. Link each slave owner profile to each slave profile and opposite direction
[10] James Penney (abt.1800-aft.1860) Done: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
[11] John Penney Sr (abt.1757-1833) Done: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
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Slavery Resources
Link Resource
[12] US Black Heritage Project Instructional Videos
[13] How to Edit a Slave Owner Profile
[14] How to Create Profiles for Enslaved Ancestors
[15] Sample space page "Slaves of Adam Crane Jones Sr.
[16] Wikitree Space: Slavery, United States of America
[17] Did your family own slaves?
[18] Category: American slave owners
[19] American Genealogy Resources: Large Slave Owners
[20] Geni: American slave-owners
[21] Reuters: USA Slavery Lawmakers
[22] North Carolina: Genealogy and Family History: Enslaved
[23] Kentucky: Finding Slaves and Slave Owners
[24] FamilySearch Census slave schedules
[25] Records of British West Indies enslavement and manumissions can be found in FamilySearch.org. For example, search on "Bahamas" and select groups 4, 5, 6, or 7. The titles of image collections will be displayed.

Data Doctor (or I'm Bored)

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Related to Berntson-18 [26]
Managed by Berntson-18 [27]
With Berntson in the name [28]
With McMath in the name [29]
Random profiles with a problem [30]

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Long-Term Personal Projects

For tips see To-Do Lists. You might want to add a link on your profile like this: Peggy's current to-do list.

Project Category Status Date Notes
Fulton County News Newspaper articles 1/2 done 2 June 2017 Create and Upload Fulton County News PDFs. 1988 to 1918 C:\Users\Peggy-PC\Documents\Ancestry
McMath Photos Photos Not Started 2 June 2017 Copy and identify Eloise McMath family photos
Wilson Photos Photos Not Started 2 June 2017 Copy and identify Mom's family photos

Problem Profiles

Here are the profiles Peggy McMath is currently working on. Can you help?

Name Birth Status Date Notes
Samuel Clapp, Jr 1728-1789 1/2 with conflicts 25 June 2017 Adopted orphan with conflicts (mother, death). I'm updating sources in Ancestry, then put into WikiTree. https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/34841013/person/330086279434/facts
McMath, Ollie (Powell) 1879-10-26 Not Started 2 June 2017 According to Oster, her Father is William Rice Powell.
Gordon, Mary Jane (Truax) 1778-07-12 I'm confused. 2 June 2017 Mary (Truax) Gordon Truax-347 and 348 should be merged, but there is confusion about the two spouses and different children. Check into it and clean up the problem.
  • Two Find A Graves with photos of the same tombstone.
and https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105687451&ref=acom
  • Ancestry Family Trees will help.
  • Check with the Humbert book and with Beckler's information.
  • Here is another potential source:
  • Interesting index here:
  • History of Fulton County references Mary's father:
https://books.google.com/books?id=pMI-AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA665&lpg=PA665&dq=MARY+jane+truax+gordon&source=bl&ots=UmWimnACm3&sig=7bghMkNUETHMqZL3ZpOeyemIhko&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjTlobbsZ7UAhUp6YMKHYYFCsk4ChDoAQg4MAc#v=onepage&q=MARY%20jane%20truax%20gordon&f=false Maybe look further into it.
  • Transcription for Stillwell name
http://haygenealogy.com/hay/sources/britton/stillwelltreeorig.html Very long shot.
Gordon, Mary Jane (Truax) 1778-07-12 Huge job, not started. 2 June 2017 Truax genealogy goes back to 1600s. Looks like it is well sourced.
Stanton, Thankful (Denison) 1778-07-12 Not started. 5 June 2017 Someone else is manager. Make sure to link my Stantons properly.
  • More:
  • genealogy
  • History of Stonington

* Probably not related?


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