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  • Joseph Warren, II (1657 - 1696)
    Alternate death location, Agawame, Plymouth, MA. === GEDCOM Source ===Robin Jordan Tallberg-Hammond-Poupore Family Tree MyHeritage family tree Family site: Tallberg-Hammond-Poupore Family Tree Family t...
  • Israel Fearing (1644 - 1693)
    Israel Fearing Born Sep 1644 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Son of John Fearing and Margaret (Unknown) Williams Brother of John Fearing, Mary (Fearing) Hersey ...
  • Elizabeth Wilder (1624 - 1692)
    links FamilySearch AFN 8FBX-8F invalid content to clean up . Profile last modified 26 Feb 2020 | Created 11 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 26 Feb 2020
  • Mehitabel Warren (1661 - 1716)
    Mehitable is the daughter of Edward Wilder and Elizabeth Eames. She married Joseph Warren on 25 Dec 1692 in Hingham,son of Joseph Warren and Priscilla Faunce.Joseph Jr. was born 8 Jan 1657 in Plymout...

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To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Butler family, from earlier origins to near modern times.


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The Geni Master Profile


Make sure the name fields of the Master Profiles include first name, middle name, last name, maiden name if known, otherwise blank, suffix for Sr., Jr., etc. In the display name field only add titles such as Gov. or Dr. preceding.

For example

FN Willaim MN (blank) LN Brewster MN (blank) Suffix lll Display name is "Elder" William Brewster, "Mayflower" Passenger


The United States did not exist until 1789 and the United Kingdom was formed in 1707. Please be careful about using autocomplete. It is better to use the "place" field and type out the place name. Use place names such as England and Massachusetts and spell out the country name with historical accuracy.

For example

Colonial America: Nantucket, Massachusetts

Overview tab

It makes it easier to read a profile if the "about me" information is filled out in this fashion:

Media tab

- Future releases of the Geni Project module will create a dynamic library of downloadable media for profiles associated with the Project.

-- The media tab of the MP should be used for documentation files. Websites, biographies, census reports, image files -- the richer we make the profile, the more historically and genealogically accurate and meaningful it will be.

Sources tab

-- Adding a source validates the MP, and creates a "timeline" for each life represented by a profile. The more information we add, the more detailed and accurate.

-- Original source data includes: birth certificates, census reports, immigration records, ship rosters, obituaries, marriage licenses ....

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