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  • Frances Windebank (c.1545 - 1612)
    Frances Dymoke Birth:  c 1545 Lincolnshire, England Death:  will dated 11 Feb 1612, proved 24 Apr 1613. Parents: Anne Talboys and Sir Edward Dymoke Married on Aug. 20, 1566 to Sir Thoma...
  • Winifred Clifton (c.1525 - 1588)
    Winifred Thwaites Birth: circa 1525 Norfolk, England Death: after 1588, buried at Clifton, Nottinghamshire, England Parents: William Thwaites and Alice Garneys Winifred was the daughter and...
  • Rev. William Skepper, of Lynn (1597 - 1646)
    1. William Skepper (Rev) was christened 27 Nov 1597 in Boston, Lincoln, England, died between 1640 and 1650 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, intestate. He was the son of 2. Edward Skepper , Gent, an...
  • Jane Calvert (1633 - 1701)
  • Mary Buckley (deceased)
    From "The Descendants Of Jöran Kyn Of New Sweden". 2017. Google Books. Accessed January 15 2017. page 241 Mary Swift m. Matthew Brooke Buckley (a descendant of Jacob Clemson, one of the early Swedi...

From Nat Taylor's A Genealogist's Sketchbook:

What is a Gateway Ancestor?

" ... in broad terms, a gateway ancestor is any individual with known or traceable ancestry in a specific group who intermarries into a target group, and therefore adds a new set of ancestors to his or her descendants in the target group. For example, every immigrant from one country to another is a potential gateway ..."

about this project

Collaborators, please add profiles representing a door from one group to another in your Geni tree. Immigrants, "notables," adventurers ... Let's get beyond the usual suspects and find more people who connect us all together. Profiles must be set to "public.".

For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page. If you would like to contribute to this page, or add profiles, request to join as collaborator from the "actions" menu in the upper right hand corner. Click here for instructions about using Wiki markup language. Click here to start a new discussion within the project. It may be more efficient to use the "Related Projects" link to add profiles already gathered in a Geni project.

to add profiles to the project

  • From the profile page: upper right hand corner, actions, (drop down), "add to project" (select project)
  • From the project page: upper right hand corner, actions, (drop down), "add profile"