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From: donnacotter <>
Subject: Re: [SMITH] FROM LIST MOM 2nd Quarterly Report for 2001
Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2001 19:20:21 -0700
I do not see the Smith-IN mailing list mentioned. I joined it May 8,
but have not seen any activity. I did receive a e-mail acknowledging my
joining. Is the Indiana list still in existance?
Kathleen Burnett wrote:
> Dear List Members,
> Here it is the end June and time for the Second Quarterly Report for
> 2001. Can you believe how fast the time has passed? This one almost
> passed me by.
> The SMITH Mailing List has 672 members, the SMITH-AR Mailing List has 68
> members, the SMITH-GA Mailing List has 71 members, the SMITH-IL Mailing
> List has 26 members, the SMITH-KS Mailing List has 27 members, the
> SMITH-KY Mailing List has 52 members, the SMITH-GA Mailing List has 71
> members, the SMITH-MD Mailing List has 15 members, the SMITH-MS Mailing
> List has 39 members, the SMITH-OK Mailing List has 60 members, the
> SMITH-TN Mailing List has 85 members, the SMITH-TX Mailing List has 57
> members, and the SMITH-VA Mailing List has 35 members,
> As most of you know by now, the GenConnect Boards have changed.
> Rootsweb.com and Ancestry.com are continuing their merger and now have
> merged the GenConnect Boards. I am not sure of my feeling regarding this
> yet, but will watch it and let you know. I am not one to jump to
> conclusions quickly. I also take care of many GenConnect Boards and did
> loose all of them in which I did not take care of the Query board due
> all the boards, bios, wills, pensions, etc. being combined within the
> Query board. If you used one of these boards, now you know why I
> suddenly disappeared.
> I know many of you have concerns regarding copyright laws and the
> information you post to the boards and the mailing lists. The following
> was posted by Rootsweb Management. "When you post messages to mailing
> lists, message boards, and other facilities at RootsWeb, those posts
> remain your property under copyright law." The same is true for those
> using the message boards at Ancestry.com. In short, if you posted it,
> you own it."
> If you are interested in knowing about other mailing list out there, one
> of the very best inventories of genealogical mailing lists is John
> Fullers Genealogy Resources on the Internet located at
> If you ever need to unsubscribe from this list or any rootsweb list all
> you need to do is visit Password Central located at
> http://passwordcentral.rootsweb.com/ Follow the instructions and you
> will received an e-mail of all lists you belong to and from it you can
> unsubscribe from the ones you want to. Always know that I will be more
> than happy to help you if you are having problems unsubscribing, you
> only need to ask.
> If you would like to visit the Archived messages of this list, go to
> http://archiver.rootsweb.com/ and type in the name of the list you would
> like to search.
> Please remember, so that this list is better for each of us, the posting
> of virus warnings, test messages, chain letters, political
> announcements, current events, items for sale, personal messages,
> flames, etc., in other words Spam is NOT ALLOWED and will be grounds for
> removal. Consideration for exceptions, contact me at
> There are a few items I would like to suggest for the benefit of each of
> 1. If someone posts a message to the list that should not have been
> posted, please just delete it. Know that I am taking care of the
> problem. If you post your unhappiness, then you just continue on the
> problem. I know it is hard when your heart has been offended, but for
> my sake, and the sake of the list, please just delete it. Rootsweb has
> a wonderful Spam Detective and it stops most of it. You should see what
> comes across my screen. I have to look at each of them to make sure
> that what was stopped was truly Spam. Once in a while, one slips by
> though and if this happens, just delete it and go on with what we all
> love, genealogical research.
> 2. If you would put the subject of your posting in the subject line it
> might give you a better chance to attract the attention of someone who
> has the information you are looking for or the attention of someone who
> is searching for the information you are posting.
> 3. Please remember to delete the tags and un-needed words when you
> re-send a message to the list with your answer. If you don't check
> this, your responses can become quite large and may cause problems with
> some of our member's servers. This member who might not be able to
> receive your message because of its size, just might be your long lost
> second cousin with all the answers you are looking for.
> 4. The wonderful relationship that develops between list members is
> also one of a Mailing Lists Problems. I encourage you to respond to
> the entire list with genealogical responses, you never know who your
> response will help. In the same thought I would like to ask you to not
> respond to the entire list with personal responses. Such as, the first
> message from a member says "Happy Birthday Mary" and then Mary says
> "Thank you and then about 60 of our members also send "Happy Birthday
> Mary". This is what I mean by personal messages. Just keep in mind
> anything is ok to be posted as long as it has to do with the subject of
> the list. If you have a doubt ask me.
> 5. Remember to keep your Virus protection up to date and never open any
> attached file unless you are 100% sure what it is and even then you are
> taking a chance.
> I want to thank each of you for your continued support of me and your
> willingness to help make this list the success it is.
> Kathleen Burnett
> List Mom
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> The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen,
> or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
> Visit the following Rootsweb site regarding the Smith surname.
> To learn more about my world visit http://dwp.bigplanet.com/kburnett
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