Welcome Julianne!
April 28, 2019 - 12:24:50 a.m.

Congratulations on being the first new member in over 2 years! Let me know if you have any questions about anything!


Welcome aboard!

P.S. I'll also set you up with a profile in my corresponding forum. It may take awhile though, but really haven't had too much activity in that recently LOL!


Ties to the Mayflower
October 5, 2015 - 5:00:17 p.m.
I received an email from a distant relation in Missouri who determined that "we" are related through my Father's maternal side to at least 5 passengers on the Mayflower - John Howland, Howland's wife Elizabeth (Tilley), Elizabeth's parents John and Joan (Hurst) Tilley, and George Soule. Following-up, it seems to be certain, I'm a descendant of the Pilgrims!
Correction on James Maitlen
September 8, 2015 - 4:52:52 p.m.
Thank you Paul Wright for the "heads up". It's extremely rewarding to know that others are accessing this and involved! Still researching that branch and will make additional updates .

After all, this work is... like we all are... a work in progress!
Current version - 1.7.2
August 19, 2015 - 9:46:18 a.m.

On August 13, 2015, the site was upgraded from v1.6.2 to v1.7.1, then v1.7.2 which involved extensive core changes. The upgrade went smoothly, however, the customized Rural theme compatible with version 1.7.x is currently being rewritten based on the modern bootstrap framework and will be activated as soon as possible.

September 2, 2012 - 5:15:43 p.m.

All Interested in Contributing: Please don't hesitate to register and contribute in any capacity that you wish. Your input is welcome and will be greatly appreciated.. The approval process is simple and painless but unfortunately necessary.

You may direct any questions or comments to me, the webmaster, at the contact link at the bottom of the page.

Thank you for visiting this site, I hope you will find something of value for your genealogical endeavors.


Stephen A. Dowell - Site Owner/Administrator

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Col John Dandridge Jr.June 15, 2019 - 10:44:21 p.m.steadwell
Anna StevensJune 15, 2019 - 11:21:36 p.m.steadwell
Theodore Henry WoodbridgeJune 16, 2019 - 12:17:56 a.m.steadwell
Lillian Amanda KnightsJune 16, 2019 - 12:17:56 a.m.steadwell
Theodore Henry Woodbridge + Lillian Amanda KnightsJune 16, 2019 - 12:19:17 a.m.steadwell
William Weston Woodbridge + Anna StevensJune 16, 2019 - 1:04:31 a.m.steadwell
William Weston WoodbridgeJune 16, 2019 - 1:04:31 a.m.steadwell
Site issues/resolutions
  • Since installing the v1.2.3 upgrade, error conditions occur in the bottom of each page relating to undefined SHOW_STATS variable in conjunction with the footer.php, functions-print.php and print-footer.php modules. Other themes do not show these conditions, so error must be related to rural theme's compatibility with WT 1.2.3.

    Status: Resolved  by installing rural theme for webtrees version 1.2.3.

  • Upgraded to v1.2.2 then v1.2.3 in the first week of August, 2011. The webtrees fork of PhpGedView has bypassed the RSS generating capabilities due to ratio of workload to interest level and demand. Also, they seem to lack expertise in pursuing this feature, though they would welcome it as an add-on by any developer willing to under-take the project. I have started looking at PhpGedView's module in an attempt to create a parallel process in a more streamlined process.

    Status: Analysis.

  • Individual view defaults to google maps, though it is set to default to personal information. In addition, the google maps api seems to be wonky.

    Status: Investigating.

  • The  Interactive tree  option in the  Charts  pull-down menu is missing it's image which is only a cosmetic issue. I also noticed other missing images in the various toolbars - i.e.  Fullscreen  in the compact tree panel and  center  in the tv control box of the interactive tree panel.

    Status: Resolved  with installation of new release of rural theme for webtrees version 1.2.1.

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