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WikiTree Challenge Captain Links

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Date: 1 Jan 2021 to 29 Dec 2021
Location: WikiTreemap
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Week One - A.J. Jacobs

Week 1 featured AJ Jacobs, author of It's All Relative and other bestselling books.

Team Members

Team Captain: Mindy Silva & Cheryl Hess
MVP: Karen Lowe
Bounty Hunters: Karen Lowe, Ellen Smith, Eowyn Walker, and Melanie Paul


Week Two - CeCe Moore

Week 2 featured CeCe Moore, of The Genetic Detective.

Team Members

Team Captain: Azure Robinson
MVP: Juha Soini
Bounty Hunters: Maddy Hardman, Chris Ferraiolo, Maxx Martin, Joan Whitaker, Lucy Selvaggio Diaz, Ian Speed, Emma MacBeath, Melanie Paul, Ellen Smith, Andy Lear


Week Three - Jonny Perl

Week 3 featured Jonnie Perl, the creator of DNA Painter.

Team Members

Team Captain: Sarah Mason
MVP: Joan Whitaker & Janet Wild
Bounty Hunters: Joan Whitaker, Maddy Hardman, & Janet Wild


Week Four - Jen Baldwin

Week 4 featured Jen Brown. Jen is a professional genealogy and works for Findmypast.

Team Members

Team Captain: Janet Wild and Joan Whitaker
MVP: Marta Johnson
Bounty Hunters: Marta Johnson, Cheryl Hess, Karen Lowe, Emily Holmberg, Mindy Silva, Maddy Hardman, I. Speed, Nic Donnelly, Jo Fitz-Henry and Hilary Gadsby


January Results

Total Points Earned: 1,645
Total Team Members: 53
Top Five Performers:
  1. Maddy Hardman (250 pts)
  2. Joan Whitaker (169 pts)
  3. Juha Soini (159 pts)
  4. Marta Johnson (151 pts)
  5. Karen Lowe (83 pts)
Winning Team: Western Red Cedars - Azure Robinson
Top Performer on the Top Team: Juha Soini T-shirt winner


Week Five - Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Week 5 featured Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., the host of "Finding Your Roots" and a renowned critic, professor, historian, and film maker.

Team Members

Team Captain: Emma MacBeath
MVP: Nan Starjak
Bounty Hunters: Nan StarjakMary JensenElaine WeatherallNick AndreolaMaddy HardmanCarol Keeling
Special Mention: Morgan Mulligan for all of her valuable contributions! Also, to Mary Jensen who was, up until the final hour, the MVP for the week. Thank you both!


Week Six - Judy Russell

Week 6 featured Judy Russell, "The Legal Genealogist"

Team Members

Team Captain: Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz
MVP: Nanette Pezzutti
Bounty Hunter(s): Frank Jatzek
Special Mention: Elaine Weatherall Marten for her original artwork, which can be viewed here.


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