User talk:Carolgreene


Error importing 2007 Jansen Greene.ged

We had an error while attempting to import 2007 Jansen Greene.ged. This is most likely our fault. We will review the error and should have your pages ready tomorrow (or Monday if tomorrow falls on a weekend). There is no need to re-import your GEDCOM file.

-WeRelate agent 07:21, 26 April 2007 (MDT)
We're trying to figure out how to handle the "REFE" numbers like the one that we've seen for John /HUSBAND/ (ID I2 and REFE number 2).
Another example is the Family with ID F712, an REFE number which refers to a note, with the note containing the number 14638. The husband of this family is Paul Clement /HIPSKIND/ and the wife is Henriette /COPPS/.
We're just trying to figure out what the REFE numbers are for and also why some people and families contain just a number, and others contain a note with the number in it. Thanks for your help!
-Nathan 11:04, 26 April 2007 (MDT)


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2007 Jansen Greene.ged Imported Successfully

The pages from your GEDCOM, "2007 Jansen Greene.ged" have been generated successfully. You may view them by launching the Family Tree Explorer and opening the family tree into which this GEDCOM was imported.

-WeRelate agent 16:52, 26 April 2007 (MDT)

Hallenbeck Surname

Hello Carolgreene,

I'm new to WeRelate, but already I can see that we are working on the same Hallenbeck/Hollenbeck families of New York. As more and more new people start to put there data here, we will begin to see increasingly more duplicate records. I am pleased to learn that the builders of this site are already working on a merge tool to make it easy to combine the duplicates. Maybe now would be a good time to start watching for possible duplicates and make note of them. Whereever it would be easy to merge records (i.e. not much data in a record to retype) maybe we can just manually merge records. Wherever there is conflicting data, we can discuss the conflicts long before attempting a merge. For example, I found two different Jasper Hallenbecks both born in Athens, Greene Co., NY in the early part of the same year but from different parents. That kind of thing gets confusing. So My Jasper Hallenbeck could be either of these men or a completely different Jasper. My Jasper Hallenbeck is the earliest Hallenbeck in my genealogy because I don't want to link to the wrong man. So I went to his page and made a notation of the issue. At this moment, I am suspecting that he is the son of Cornelis Hallenbeck and Margaritje Freeligh. I have them linked on my home computer but I don't want to publish that data because it needs to be proven first. Since I am reasonably sure I will eventually link into the descendants of Casper Jacobse, I plan to begin to type in other Hallenbeck data but not specifically link my Jasper into the larger Hallenbeck/Hollenbeck family tree just yet.

I really hope many other people working on this family join in. It will save us all a lot of typing. But I don't think any of us should be too hasty to make "corrections" without first consulting other members working on the same people. I believe some data that is "out there" is already corrupted either by typing errors or by well-meaning people spreading other people's errors.

I really look forward to the WeRelate staff's announcement of the release of this new merge tool that they are currently working on.

Richard Hollenbeck
Moreno Valley, CA
Rghollenbeck 07:30, 17 June 2007 (MDT)

[2 August 2007]

SLAFTER family in colonial New England? [3 October 2007]

Hi Carol, I've been doing a bunch of work on SLAFTER/SLATER ancestors in colonial New England, and I came across some SLAFTER pages that you had created from a GEDCOM upload. I notice that you had the original immigrant John Slafter shown as married to Abiah Gillett. A lot of online genealogies show the same thing, but I'm becoming convinced that that's a mistake, mixing up this John Slafter with another John Slaughter who lived in Simsbury CT around the same time (though about 20 years older). I've put a note about this on the John Slafter family page. I also notice that you cite a specific marriage date for John SLAFTER. I'm wondering where you got that from, as I hadn't seen that before.

Do you have the Memorial of John Slafter book? I recently got a copy, and it's really a boon. I've transcribed a lot of the info onto pages on this website, mostly within the lines I'm pursuing, but it's got a pretty good rundown for eight generations from the original immigrant Slafter, up to 1869! If you don't have it, I'd be happy to look things up for you in it (or point you to where you can get a copy). Just let me know!

Cheers, ---TomChatt 03:00, 3 October 2007 (EDT)

Esther Lower [5 April 2009]

Please contact me regarding Esther (Lower) Bennett.

- Jim Lower Creek 00:46, 5 April 2009 (EDT)

katherine krammer [9 November 2009]

Hi, my name is Tawnia Alvarez. I live in Denton, TX. I don't know if I have the right person here or not. Katherine Krammer would be my Great Grandmother. She was married to Tobias Ulreich. My grandmother was Ruth Ida Nichols. I'm interested in finding my family. I'm just curious if I have the right person or not. If so, please email me at 15:43, 9 November 2009 (EST)

Coker Surname DNA project [7 February 2010]

Project page on WeRelate: User:Beth/Coker Surname DNA Project

--Beth 00:33, 7 February 2010 (EST)

John Schlemmer [15 December 2011]


I have some information for you on the correct spelling of John Schlemmer's wife: Elizabeth GEIBEL, and the names of her parents from Waldgrehweiler. Contact me at:

Jim Lower--White Creek 22:31, 14 December 2011 (EST)

John Laskey Aunger [27 February 2012]

Hello Carol, The name of John Laskey Aunger as you have it from Family Search, was taken in error from John's baptismal record. I have seen a digital image of the original parish register from St. Clether Parish. Most of his baptismal record was written in ink. In the margin, in pencil, was the name "Bastard". When I first saw this, I thought that it was indicating that John was illegitimate. Later, I found that Bastard was his mother's maiden name. Since the name Bastard was in pencil, I suspect that it may have been written at a much later datd than the original record. This is the only record that might tend to indicate that Bastard was a given name for John. John was my great-great grandfather, and while I never met him, I have seen a number of legal documents including his will, and two codicils, which were signed by him. The name Bastard is never used by him. His eldest son, Edwin Henry Aunger, was my great grandfather. I have his Bible, containing family records. John's middle name, Laskey, was the maiden name of his maternal grandmother.

I have been in touch with 15 of John's grandchildren from both of his marriages, and even more of the great grandchildren.

I would be interested to know your connection to John, as I have followed the Aunger line back to John's great great grandparents, Thomas Aunger and Jane Pearce, and am working on a book about all of their descendants, who number about 2900.

My best wishes in your research.

Dorcas Aunger--D.aunger 21:52, 26 February 2012 (EST)

Correction on Jesse's sister married name. [17 May 2012]


I had Sanford on my brain when giving Melinda's married name. It should Melinda Clements. Her husband Benjamin S. Clements. sorry!

Randy--Hillside8788 22:35, 16 May 2012 (EDT)

Ancestery [21 June 2014]

Why is there a message that you are watching the pages I am researching? What interest do you have?--Bob2 02:41, 21 June 2014 (UTC)