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Southern Pioneer's Project Newsletter Workspace

March 2020 - Southern Pioneer's Project Newsletter

If you would like to join us, post an answer to our G2G join post. Why don't you join us today ?

Thank You for participating in Southern Pioneer's

A big "Thank You" to all Southern Pioneer's Project members new and old for all you do. It's because of you that our project is successful.

We welcome Our newest Members

Please help us welcome our newest members! If you are a new member and you haven't already done so be sure to grab the member's sticker for your profile and join us in the Southern Pioneer's discussion group.
  • Dorothy Truslow, I have ancestors in VA going back to the late 1700's. Umpty Great Grandfather Alexander Carswell arrived in GA in 1773 with his wife and children. He died in 1803 in what is now Burke County, GA.
  • Carson Stephens I'd like to join. Sounds like fun.
  • John Williams All my ancestors have been in American since before the American Revolution and were prolific pioneers who contributed greatly to the development of our nation.
  • Paul Tolleson I have several members of two of my families included , the Tollesons and the Bryants
  • April Baker Tennessee is where my father's family is from.
  • Erika Renville My 6th great grandfather led 25 Catholic families from Maryland to settle in Kentucky.
  • David Evans A Wikitree member since 2017, David joined the project Feb 27th
Why don't you join us today and become a member of the Southern Pioneer's Project family ?

Profile of the Month

William Ayers (1609 - 1655), was among the earliest Puritan landowners in Isle of Wight, VA under the leadership of Richard Bennett. When the Puritans later removed to Maryland, William Ayers joined them along with his family before June 1652. On the 5th October 1653, "Mr. William Ayers" demands land for transporting himself, Sarah his wife (then deceased), Ann Ayers, Martha (Wells), his (2nd) spouse and nine servants"

William Ayers was the standard bearer for the Puritans at the Battle of the Severn (River) against the Cavaliers 25 March 1655 and was killed with the first gunfire. It is said that he was the first casualty in the first battle fought between Anglo-Saxons in North America.

Project Page of the Month

Ever wondered which profiles that the Southern Pioneer's Project co-manages ? There is an easy way to tell. Simply use this project page of the month. If you happen to find any profiles listed in this category that display the project template but do not have the project as co-manager, please let Paula or David know. This causes a Dbe (data base error suggestion) and we would like to fix those.:

Help Wanted - 5 Star Profile needs Improvement

The March "5 Star Profile" is Edward Reavis (1680 - 1752), This profile could use some TLC in the way of a general tidy-up and sourcing (in-line in particular). This profile is project managed and is evidently a popular search item so we need for this profile to look good , be concise and be properly sourced. Remember that this is a collaborative effort so communication is a must before making any major changes.

5 Star project managed profile.

Web Links

  • Login to request to the join the Trusted List so that you can edit and add images.
  • Private Messages: Contact the Profile Managers privately: David Douglass and Paula J. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)
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Hi! Looks like you've "graduated" to the {{Member|Southern Pioneers} sticker already...
... ... ... is a Project Member of the Southern Pioneers Project.
posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett