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<p>My first experience of volunteer work came in 1999 when I adopted a county in the GENUKI network.  My ancestors came from Kirkcudbrightshire in Scotland, so I volunteered to develop the county page and the parish pages.  Since then I have put my own genealogy on the internet.  I use TNG (The Next Generation) which is a PHP website, and it is like having a genealogy program on the internet.</br>
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My ancestors can be traced to Switzerland and the United Kingdom.  I have traveled to the United Kingdom a number of times and Switzerland one time with the sole purpose of visiting their home towns and gathering records at the archives and record offices.  <br>
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My father side of the family immigrated from the small towns of Recherswil and Melchnau to the United States in the early 1900’s being converts to the Church. <br>
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My mother’s side of the family can be traced to the United Kingdom.  The earliest roots can be traced to Suffolk, England; Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; and Ireland.  </p>
  
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I have created and or managed the following websites:
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*[http://donjaggi.net/winnifred/index.php  Scogings Mckenzie Genealogy]
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*[http://donjaggi.net/gottfried/index.php  Jaggi Stettler Genealogy]
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*[http://donjaggi.net/  DonJaggi.net]
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*[http://donjaggi.net/winnifred/histories/mckenzie/johnjames.html  John James Mckenzie 1868 to 1920]
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*[http://donjaggi.net/galloway/index.html Urr Parish Page] with transcribed records pertaining to the parish
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*William Bye Scogings 1822 to 1886 - yet to be completed
  
My current focus is to develope 22 parishes within the County of Suffolk, District of Hoxne.&nbsp; I have put a geographical map on each parish page as such: {{Geographic location |title = '''Neighbouring Parishes''' |
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Every year over the years I have attended various conferences:
Center = Tannington |
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*BYU Family History and Computer Conferences
North = [[Wilby, Suffolk|Wilby]] |
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*Utah Genealogical Association
Northeast = [[Brundish, Suffolk|Brundish]] |
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*ICAPGEN and APG Conferences in Utah
East = [[Dennington, Suffolk|Dennington]] |
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*Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
Southeast = [[Saxstead, Suffolk|Saxtead]] |
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South = [[Earl Soham, Suffolk|Earl Soham]] | |
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Southwest = [[Bedfield, Suffolk|Bedfield]] |
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West = [[Worlingworth, Suffolk|Worlingworth]] :  [[Bedfield, Suffolk|Bedfield]] |
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Northwest = [[Worlingworth, Suffolk|Worlingworth]]
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}} I also have created a Navigation Box for the parishes within Hoxne district as such:&nbsp; {{Navbox
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|name = Hoxne parishes
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|style = width: 90%;
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|title = Parishes in the Hundred and District of Hoxne
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|titlestyle = text-align: center;
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|basestyle = background: #EEEEEE;
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|liststyle = font-size: 85%; background: #FDFDFD; text-align: center;
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|belowstyle = font-size: 85%;
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|state = collapsed
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|list1 = [[Athelington, Suffolk|Athelington]]{{·}}[[Badingham, Suffolk|Badingham]]{{·}}[[Bedfield, Suffolk|Bedfield]]{{·}}[[Bedingfield, Suffolk|Bedingfield]]{{·}}[[Brundish, Suffolk|Brundish]]{{·}}[[Denham St John (near Eye), Suffolk|Denham St John]]{{·}}[[Dennington, Suffolk|Dennington]]{{·}}[[Fressingfield, Suffolk|Fressingfield]]{{·}}[[Horham, Suffolk|Horham]]{{·}}[[Hoxne, Suffolk|Hoxne]]{{·}}[[Laxfield, Suffolk|Laxfield]]{{·}}[[Mendham, Suffolk|Mendham]]{{·}}[[Metfield, Suffolk|Metfield]]{{·}}[[Monk Soham, Suffolk|Monk Soham]]{{·}}[[Saxstead, Suffolk|Saxtead]]{{·}}[[Southolt, Suffolk|Southolt]]{{·}}[[Stradbroke, Suffolk|Stradbroke]]{{·}}[[Syleham, Suffolk|Syleham]]{{·}}[[Tannington, Suffolk|Tannington]]{{·}}
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Over the years I have belonged to various Genealogical Society’s:
[[Weybread, Suffolk|Weybread]]{{·}}[[Wilby, Suffolk|Wilby]]{{·}}[[Withersdale, Suffolk|Withersdale]]{{·}}[[Worlingworth, Suffolk|Worlingworth]]
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*Association of Professional Genealogists
 
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*Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society
|below = [[Kelsale_with_Carlton,_Suffolk|Kelsale with Carlton]] was a detached part of Hoxne Hundred. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoxne_%28hundred%29  Hoxne Hundred on Wikipedia]
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*Suffolk Family History Society
 
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*Utah Genealogical Association
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This NavBox is on the Tannington parish page and a few others at the present moment.<br>
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<br> My first experience of volunteer work came in 1999 when I adopted a county in the GENUKI network.&nbsp; My ancestors came from [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/KKD/index.html Kirkcudbrightshire] in Scotland, so I volunteered to develop the county page and the parish pages.&nbsp; Since then I have put my own [http://donjaggi.net/winnifred/index.php genealogy] on the internet using TNG.&nbsp; TNG is a php driven website.&nbsp; A php website is like having your genealogy program on the internet.&nbsp; The names are displayed as needed.&nbsp; My ancestors came from the parish of Urr in Kirkcudbrightshire.&nbsp; When I was at the National Archives of Scotland many years ago I gathered some records pertaining to the parish.&nbsp; I have created the [http://donjaggi.net/galloway/index.html Urr Parish Page] and linked some transcribed records pertaining to it.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:How_to_add_citations <br>]
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{| cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3" border="5" align="center" width="90%" summary="LInes of Ancestors over many generation"
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|-
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| rowspan="8" | Don&nbsp;
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| rowspan="4" | Stanley
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| rowspan="2" | Gottfried Jaggi
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| Gottfried Jaggi
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|-
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| Anna Christen
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|-
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| rowspan="2" | Lina Stettler
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| Samuel Stettler
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|-
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| Marrianna Jufer
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|-
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| rowspan="4" | Dorothy
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| rowspan="2" | William Scoggins
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| Philip Scoggins
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|-
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| Mary Elizabeth Brown<br>
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|-
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| rowspan="2" | Winnifred Mackenzie
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| John James Mckenzie<br>
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|-
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| Jane Oswald
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|}
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The only problem I had in creating this table was in how to select cells within the table so I could merge them. Press 'CRTL' key and click in the cells.<br>
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:How_to_add_citations How to Cite Sources in the Wiki or add citations]<br>
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{{Historical populations
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|width = 10em
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|shading = on
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|percentages = off
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|1845 |749
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|1951 |6717
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|1960 |6984
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|1970 |31752
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|1980 |34758
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|1990 |35888
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|2000 |39317
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|footnote=Note: were merged in 1970.
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          <br />Source: ssb.no/ SSB]
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Revision as of 20:51, 22 December 2012

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My first experience of volunteer work came in 1999 when I adopted a county in the GENUKI network. My ancestors came from Kirkcudbrightshire in Scotland, so I volunteered to develop the county page and the parish pages. Since then I have put my own genealogy on the internet. I use TNG (The Next Generation) which is a PHP website, and it is like having a genealogy program on the internet.
My ancestors can be traced to Switzerland and the United Kingdom. I have traveled to the United Kingdom a number of times and Switzerland one time with the sole purpose of visiting their home towns and gathering records at the archives and record offices.
My father side of the family immigrated from the small towns of Recherswil and Melchnau to the United States in the early 1900’s being converts to the Church.
My mother’s side of the family can be traced to the United Kingdom. The earliest roots can be traced to Suffolk, England; Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; and Ireland.

I have created and or managed the following websites:

Every year over the years I have attended various conferences:

  • BYU Family History and Computer Conferences
  • Utah Genealogical Association
  • ICAPGEN and APG Conferences in Utah
  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy

Over the years I have belonged to various Genealogical Society’s:

  • Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society
  • Suffolk Family History Society
  • Utah Genealogical Association