Ancient Planters in Colonial America Project

Started by Private User on Sunday, November 7, 2010

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Private User
11/7/2010 at 10:29 AM

If we have a "candidate" planter -- right name, right era, and died in VA -- we should add them to the project. If the profile has an active manager, or better yet, a curator manager, we can engage them in conversation about their sources and perhaps get missing documentation that way.

If we can't prove within 70-80% probability, we removed the profile and add a note in overview that this person is probably not an Ancient Planter -- keeps us or anyone else from re-adding to the group. If we can get above 70% certainty, we make a curator note that this profile is possibly of an ancient planter. If we are 95% certain, we make the MP and call him an ancient planter.

Private User
12/7/2010 at 9:00 AM

I was doing some Thomas Carter searching. after dropping by to un-merge some wrong merges and the Thomas I added to the project was on the ship "Planter" and though he seemed to be a farmer, I wouldn't call him a planter. There is a "Planter" Thomas somewhere from VA, but there were so many Thomas' born around the same time, I would prefer to defer to someone more knowledgeable and with more time and interest. I separated 4 different Thomas Carters that had been merged a while back and though I spent a huge amount of time researching them, the data is mostly speculative.
Chad, feel free to remove this Thomas.

1/13/2011 at 2:04 PM

I have some info on Isabella Pace Isabella Smyth and Richard Pace Richard Pace, II if interested. I have hard copy documentation buy have not yet input the info into Geni.

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