All variants of this German name: Geywitz, Gaiwitz, Giwitts, Givitt, ect. now have my own one name study under this name, to deal with the riot of variations caused by various spellings of one German name.
My line came from Norway, first appears in Minnesota around 1860. A brickwall. I am convinced that someone needs to start a "Norweigian Roots" project, as Norweigians present huge problems for genealogists who do not speak Norweigian.
New York, mostly! Well-documented in colonial times, when researching, one must deal with Dutch, English, French, and German spelling variations of names, which can be surprising if one does not know these languages.
I have created this new sub-project with the assistance of the US History Project Leader, Paula J. As leader of this sub-project, I invite anyone interested in the history of North Carolina to participate in the sub-project and create a place for all wikitreers interested in North Carolina's history and people to learn more about them.
It is time for the spring cleaning at WikiTree! For the third time WT organizes a Clean-A-Thon (CaTh-) challenge. And we need you! Please join us! Here is all info. And make sure to first register by clicking “answer“ Here and let them know you want to join the Team Flying Dutchmen-Vliegende Hollanders .
Dan, when you detect an obvious typo, as you did at Le_Roy-589, please don't think that the PPP status of the profile means you need to notify all of the profile managers (the effect of a profile message) to request a correction. Just fix it -- and explain the change in your edit summary.
Hi, Dan. I appreciate the sense of humor you displayed on your profile and your followed-tags list, and I see it carried through in the absence of pretension I observe in some of the profiles you've created.