Introducing the Curator Team

Started by Pam Wilson (on hiatus) on Wednesday, September 1, 2010
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6/2/2011 at 2:28 AM

Welcome to the family Fred.

Private User
6/2/2011 at 9:36 AM

Already said an informal hello on one of the Dutch discussions but again, welcome to the team. And welcome to the family!

Fred Bergman (Bergsmit) is 16th cousin thrice removed. We share Dalton-Molyneux connections.

6/2/2011 at 1:46 PM

Glad to have you, Fred!!

6/5/2011 at 3:41 AM

@Erica Howton

Hi Erica, before I could start a New Amsterdam project, George Homs, a very serious genealogic researcher, came with the idea, the facts, the links and the propasal voor the new Amsterdam (old New Yoek) project. We decided this to start and he did allready:

With him as engine it shall be a success !

6/5/2011 at 9:35 AM

I'm very excited to read about new Amsterdam. Thanks to George :)

6/5/2011 at 2:01 PM

Thanks for the pointer Fred! I started a new discussion making myself available for archive visits:

Private User
6/5/2011 at 2:30 PM

Welcome aboard Fred. :)

Private User
6/8/2011 at 12:04 PM

Private User is my 12th cousin. That makes you my closest "Curator Cousin!"

6/8/2011 at 12:23 PM

Welcome Ashley..

6/8/2011 at 1:56 PM

Welcome Ashley.

Private User
6/8/2011 at 3:26 PM

Welcome to the team Ashley!

Private User
6/8/2011 at 6:31 PM

Welcome aboard Ashley

6/8/2011 at 7:11 PM

Yay Ashley's here!

Private User
6/8/2011 at 7:46 PM

Yay, Ashley!

Private User
6/8/2011 at 8:17 PM

Thanks, everyone!

I am looking forward to working more with users on genealogy of the northeastern Caribbean (particularly the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Haiti, and Cuba) and non-Bostonian New England (emphasis on Connecticut, Vermont, Western Massachusetts, and New Hampshire). Please feel free to contact me if you'd ever like some extra help in those areas.

6/24/2011 at 1:08 AM

Hello all - and thanks for the separate welcomes I got over the past few hours!
A few words about myself... I have a Dutch father and a Belgian mother. I grew up in Brussels, where I studied Political Science. I lived a year in Heidelberg (D), and lived for about 12 years in France (in two consecutive periods - Paris and Nice). My wife of nearly 25 years is Portuguese, who was born in Caracas and spent her childhood in Tunis and New York.
All this just to say that the world has no boundaries for me, and I love to work on new challenges.
Professionally, I'm an independent consultant to large IT organizations.
Despite a very international orientation, I'm very keen on working our trees in Holland and Belgium. Simply because that's where my roots are. Before starting with Geni, I knew of only some 20 Homs relatives, since then, I've discovered 150 living relatives - and none of them had a clue that there was this big connection. That's a great experience!
I think Fred has done tremendous work on pulling together the Dutch/Flemish user community - and I think the foundations are there for a lot of interesting activity.
Victar has asked me to help out on France. I'm not French, but I think I won't rest until we can make that a vibrant Geni place too - if only because the French are the best placed to work the sources for so many historical profiles.
Finally, I'm also keen on building the bridges across the Atlantic. Many ancestral lines start/stop with the emigration/immigration. It's only through collaboration that we can fill the holes and bridge the gaps. As many have seen, we've initiated a New Amsterdam project, and I see a lot of enthousiasm building around that.
Thanks again for taking me in - I hope I won't be boring :-)

Private User
6/24/2011 at 1:22 AM

sjors, veel succes en je kunt op me rekenen, als is het maar voor het dagelijkse kopje koffie met suikerwafeltje... maar je Bossche Bol van vandaag staat nog onaangeroerd, heb je het zo druk gekregen in je nieuwe baan? kus, jMu.

Private User
6/24/2011 at 7:24 AM

Hey George, my nearly constant companion for the last few weeks, no shout out to me? ;-) Welcome!

Private User
6/24/2011 at 8:16 AM

George, Welcome Aboard!

Your international experience will be invaluable here on Geni. I add my voice to Victar's for help in French profiles.

6/24/2011 at 8:27 AM

George, we have been working together. Welcome to the Team!

6/24/2011 at 1:14 PM

Congrats George!!!

6/24/2011 at 1:24 PM

Welcome George, what a fascinating introduction!

6/24/2011 at 1:27 PM

Welcome aboard George

6/24/2011 at 2:10 PM


6/24/2011 at 4:27 PM

Welcome, George! This is good news, indeed. For all of us.

Private User
6/24/2011 at 5:59 PM

George good to have you on the team!

Private User
6/24/2011 at 6:18 PM

Welcome, George! I took an intensive six-week Dutch course and I'm afraid all I learned was that I have no talent for the language, but maybe you'll inspire me to learn a bit more. :)

6/24/2011 at 8:51 PM

George I'm delighted to be working with you more closely. Welcome aboard.

6/25/2011 at 2:31 PM

Welcome, George!

Private User
6/26/2011 at 6:20 AM

Welcome George

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