I was introduced to WikiTree when I met Patricia Gallivan O'Malley at the 2011 Clare Roots Society conference in Ennis. I registered a couple of days later, but did not return until links between GEDmatch and WikiTree became possible around the start of 2017. However, I did not attempt to integrate a GEDCOM file from my own genealogy database with the WikiTree collaborative tree until Louis Kessler's Behold Blog alerted me to the WikiTree Challenge in March 2021. As of May 2022, I was still gradually migrating my direct ancestors from an uploaded GEDCOM file to WikiTree, starting with those from whom I could see the shortest connection to the main WikiTree.
The master version of my genealogy database is maintained offline with Ancestral Quest. From time to time, I upload extracts (excluding details of living individuals) to my own TNG-based website, where those who provide a good reason for requesting access may register. One good reason for registering would be "to check for additional information about, sources for, and close relatives of specified profiles which I have edited on WikiTree". My website contains lots of additional information on my genealogical activities.
Five of my GGgrandparents lived in County Clare, as a result of which I have a particular interest in that county and am the leader of the County Clare Team which is part of the Ireland Project on WikiTree.
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Paddy is 25 degrees from Dan Aykroyd, 31 degrees from Charles Dance, 33 degrees from Melissa McCarthy, 37 degrees from Bill Murray, 28 degrees from Annie Potts, 37 degrees from Harold Ramis, 34 degrees from Ivan Reitman, 27 degrees from J. K. Simmons, 28 degrees from Max von Sydow, 28 degrees from Sigourney Weaver and 29 degrees from Kristen Wiig on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.