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Priority Projects

  • FIX E-MAIL PROBLEM.
  • FIX BOT PROBLEM.
  • Run "Children bot".
  • Fix Discussion Forums problem. <recentpages> doesn't work.
  • Write and run "Findagrave bot". On cemetery listing pages in namespace Archive:, replace "[Findagrave URL|Name, data]" with "Name, data [Findagrave URL [Link]]"
  • Write and run "NewEnglandAncestors" bot. In namespace Family: replace "NewEnglandAncestors" with "AmericanAncestors".
  • Write and run "PRE" bot. Replace <PRE>...</PRE> sections with <p class="Plaintext">...</p> sections.
  • Deal with 157 Orphan Pages.

General

Books

See Archive:Sources Not Yet Extracted.

Phoenix

  • Phoenix Project
  • Make pages for eighth generation Whitney males from Henry1. - IN PROGRESS (finished all heads born before 1825). See Needed Sons
  • Make pages for ninth generation Whitney males from Henry1.
  • Make pages for tenth generation Whitney males from Henry1.
  • Make pages for sixth generation Whitney females from Henry1. - IN PROGRESS (finished all heads born before 1741). See Needed Daughters
  • Make pages for seventh generation Whitney females from Henry1.
  • Make pages for eighth generation Whitney females from Henry1.
  • Make pages for ninth generation Whitney females from Henry1.
  • Make pages for tenth generation Whitney females from Henry1.
  • Finish transcribing the remaining 56.04% of the Phoenix book. - SUSPENDED.
  • Link all names in the Phoenix book to the Family group pages. - DONE.
  • Template for future Phoenix page transcriptions. - DONE, available as WP file.
  • Fifth generation Whitney males from Henry1. - DONE.
  • Fifth generation Whitney females from Henry1. - DONE.
  • Sixth generation Whitney males from Henry1. - DONE.
  • Seventh generation Whitney males from Henry1. - DONE.

Melville

  • Scan, upload, and link in photos from an original version of Melville (pp. vi, 10, 20, 22, 8a, 10a, 14a, 18a, 22a, 32a, 48a, 76a, 78a, 82a, 84a, 90a, 112a, 118a, 120a, 122a, 124a, 126a, 128a, 136a, 144a, 150a, 160a, 166a, 170a, 182a, 184a, 186a, 188a, 190a, 192a, 194a, 198a, 208a, 210a, 212a, 216a*, 218a, 240a, 244a, 246a, 260a, 276a, 276b)

Pierce

  • Scan, upload, and link in photos from an original version of Pierce - DONE.
  • Link all names in the Pierce book to the Family group pages. - DONE.
  • Add all family groups from the Pierce book to the Family area. - DONE.

Cemeteries

  • Extract all Whitney cemetery records from Find A Grave. - IN PROGRESS.
    • Update all Whitney cemetery records from Find A Grave. - NOT STARTED.
    • U.S.A. - DONE.
    • Foreign. - NOT STARTED.

Census

  • Census Identification Project
  • Extract state census records. - IN PROGRESS.
    • New York, 1855, 1865, 1875. - DONE.
  • Collect 1900 records from Family: pages. - DONE.
  • Extract 1900 federal census records. - AK, AL, AZ, AR, DE, DC, HI, IN, IA, ME, NV, NM, RI, WY: DONE. Rest: STARTED, NOT ACTIVE.

Families

Other

  • Link all military records to the Family group pages and vice versa. - NOT STARTED.
  • Link all mailing list pages to the Family group pages. - NOT STARTED.
  • Decide on appropriate usage of category pages. - DONE.

Tim's Projects

  • Mailing list:
    • Apr 96 through Sep 96 - verify message page formats, as these were created manually. - DONE.
    • Old style messages - verify all messages are included in new material, then delete monthly pages. - NOT STARTED.
    • Add recent messages to archives. - NOT STARTED.
  • Finish posting records on Archive:Parish Register, All Saints Church, Isleworth, Middlesex, England. - NOT STARTED.
  • Complete work on Archive:London Subsidy Extracts. - NOT STARTED.
  • Write an article on the newly discovered information about Thomas Whitney of Westminster. - IN PROGRESS.
  • Write an article on the Whitney family of Castleton, Herefordshire. - IN PROGRESS.
  • Add all family groups from databases to the Family area. - NOT STARTED.
  • Trace English Whitneys to present for DNA study enlistment. - IN PROGRESS.
  • Whitneys in other countries, not U.S. or U.K.
  • Search - create an advanced search page. - DONE.
  • Pierce Transcription - write code to convert, upload family groups. - DONE.
  • Separate archived mailing list messages into individual pages. - DONE.

U.K. Census Records

  • Finish indexes of U.K. Census Records - NOT STARTED.
  • Extract U.K. Census Records - NOT STARTED.
  • Create Family group pages for families in U.K. Census records. - IN PROGRESS.

Canadian Census Records

  • Extract records for 1842, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, and 1901. - NOT STARTED.
  • Index records for 1842, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, and 1901. - NOT STARTED.

Robert's Projects

  • Do the work the Rename bot should. - DONE.
  • Do the work the Children bot should. - IN PROGRESS: Done through given names Chan*
  • Link Family pages to vital records pages and vice versa: IN PROGRESS.
    • Connecticut. - DONE.
    • Maine. - DONE.
    • Massachusetts VRs to 1850. - DONE.
    • Massachusetts VRs 1841-1910. - DONE.
    • Massachusetts VRs 1911-1915. - NOT STARTED.
    • New Hampshire - Births and Marriages. - DONE.
    • Vermont - Births and Marriages. - DONE.
  • Family Group Pages:
    • Separate pages for children with substantial information on their parents' page. - IN PROGRESS. See Needed Sons and Needed Daughters.
    • Missing sixth-generation families from John1 Whitney. - DONE
    • At least 464 sixth generation Whitney families from John1 (321 male), less those from Pierce. - DONE
    • At least 329 seventh generation Whitney families from John1 (259 male), less those from Pierce. - NOT STARTED.
    • At least 169 eighth generation Whitney families from John1 (152 male), less those from Pierce. - NOT STARTED.
    • Source all fourth- and fifth-generation pages from John1. - NOT STARTED.
    • Source all fourth- and fifth-generation pages from Henry1. - NOT STARTED.
  • Probate Records
  • Source all of the Medieval Whitney family groups as best known. - IN PROGRESS.
  • Link Medieval sources back to family group records. - COMPLETE EXCEPT:
  • Create pages for unattached/unidentified Whitney people.
    • 1600-1700. - NOT STARTED.
    • 1700-1749. - NOT STARTED.
    • 1750-1799. - NOT STARTED.
  • Extract data from FamilySearch.org alphabetically. - NOT STARTED.
  • Extract data from AmericanAncestors.org alphabetically. - NOT STARTED.
  • Extract data from Ancestry.com alphabetically. - NOT STARTED.
  • Materials from Lynne Alber. - IN PROGRESS.
  • Write and publish article on ancestry of Thomas Whitney of Westminster. - DONE.
  • Write and publish article on Sarah (Whitney) Wilson. - DONE.
  • Resolve inconsistencies in the main line of Whitneys of Whitney, or at least note discrepancies between sources. - DONE.
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