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Sunday, October 24, 2010

SNGF :: born on the 10th of November

Did y'all see Randy's challenge to us for last night . . .

  • Is there a person in your genealogy database that has the same birth date that you do? If so, tell us about him or her - what do you know, and how is s/he related to you?
  • For bonus points, how did you determine this? What feature or process did you use in your software to work this problem out? I think the Calendar feature probably does it, but perhaps you have a trick to make this work outside of the calendar function.

ALL of the people in the following list were born on the 10th day of November . . . as was I . . . the ones with just an initial for a first name (at the end of the list) are currently known or assumed to be still living . . . and those weird relationships shown to explain their connections to me are exactly as generated by FTM 2010 . . . my FTM 16 kept telling me I had errors in my database, and nothing I tried would make it go away, so I started using the FTM 2010 that I have had sitting here for almost a year, and now it apparently is not able to export back to FTM 16 . . .

o Henry DE PERCY, Earl , born in 1341 [husband of my 20th great-grand-aunt]
o Hannah JAMES , born in 1745 in Fauquier County, Virginia [1st cousin of husband of 1st cousin of husband of my 1st cousin 5 times removed]
o Abel TRUE , born in 1764 in Essex County, Massachusetts [my 4th cousin 7 times removed]
o Nancy KIRTLEY , born in 1790 [my 2nd cousin 5 times removed]
o Mary Polly Woods nee LEE , born in 1798 in Virginia [my 4th cousin 6 times removed]
o John R. BUFORD , born in 1803 in Lincoln County, Kentucky [my 2nd cousin 5 times removed]
o Polly THURSTON , born in 1807 [my 1st cousin 5 times removed]
o Catherine Ann Carter nee FUQUA , born in 1810 in Bedford County, Virginia [wife of my 3rd great-grand-uncle]
o Phillip YANTZ , born in 1811 [maternal grandpa of wife of my 2nd great-grand-uncle]
o Rachel Caroline Roberts nee HERRIMAN , born in 1845 in Cannon County, Tennessee [wife of 1st cousin 4 times removed of my late husband]
o Nancy Elizabeth BRYAN , born in 1853 in Coffee County, Tennessee [2nd great-grand-aunt of my brother-in-law]
o Berta Mary Henry nee SHARP , born in 1873 in Houston County, Texas [my maternal great-grandma]
o Ida Bell Shuffield nee WILLIAMS , born in 1877 in Marshall County, Alabama [mother-in-law of my 3rd cousin once removed]
o Archie Lafayette ADAMS , born in 1878 in Limestone County, Texas [my 3rd cousin twice removed]
o John Francis HOWARD , born in 1897 in Lynn, Massachusetts [brother of my maternal step-grandma]
o Ruth JARBOE, born in 1898 in Oklahoma [my 4th cousin twice removed]
o John Beckman KIRTLEY 1899 [my 3rd cousin 3 times removed]
o Bertha Annie Aigner nee RIEHS , born in 1904 [wife of uncle of husband of my half-aunt]
o Hilmer Walter MENN, born in 1911 in Bexar County, Texas [maternal grandpa of husband of niece of husband of my half-aunt]
o E. DUSSETSCHLEGER, born in 1929 [my 2nd cousin once removed]
o Nora Faye Roberson nee PARTEE , born in 1931 in Cameron, Texas [sister-in-law of 1st cousin of wife of my 1st cousin once removed]
o D. BLAIR, born in 1937 [my 2nd cousin once removed]
o J. SHARP, born in 1942 [my 2nd cousin once removed]
o S. Sharp nee FERGUSON, born in 1943 [wife of my 2nd cousin once removed]
o N. Urbanosky nee DUEWALL, born in 1944 [my 2nd cousin]
o B. MIKULEC, born in 1948 [1st cousin of my brother-in-law]
o L. DUSSETSCHLEGER, born in 1950 [my 3rd cousin]
o Vickie Lynne Everhart nee POUNDERS, born in 1951 [ME]
o P. PARTEE, born in 1956 [1st cousin once removed of wife of my 1st cousin once removed]
o E. MUSTON, born in 1964 [my 3rd cousin]
o J. FRETWELL, born in 1971 [my 2nd cousin once removed]
o M. SPEER, born in 1978 [nephew of wife of nephew of husband of aunt of wife of my 2nd cousin]


The above list . . . as well as the daily lists I post > HERE < . . . are quickly generated by a program on my computer called Geneweb . . . I do not do ANY updates or add information to the tree in Geneweb . . . I use it solely for the purpose of generating these lists, and for figuring degrees of consanguinity . . . near the end of every month I export a fresh GEDCOM from my FTM 2010 . . . and import that new GEDCOM into Geneweb . . . the page just above is the homepage of my Geneweb as I opened it today . . . towards the bottom of that page are clickable links for . . . birthdays . . . anniversaries of dead people . . . anniversaries of marriage . . . the birthdays link generates a list of people with no death dates indicated and feasibly still alive . . . the link for anniversaries of dead people generates a list such as the one below showing todays births and deaths . . . I simply copied and pasted the list for the 10th of November . . . and deleted the death dates . . . and typed in the relationship info after looking up each individual in FTM 2010 . . . 

FYI . . . this program is a little tricky to figure out . . . or at least it was (and still is) for me . . . e.g., I am right now sitting here trying to figure out how I previously used this program for displaying the percentages of consanguinity . . .


Xfaith said...

Thanks for the info on Geneweb, heard of it, but never downloaded it. Just went a grabbed a copy to play with, should make some things easier.

Tonia said...

Cool! I have always wanted a program that calculated consanguinity. I'm going to download a copy of Geneweb right now. Thanks for the info!

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