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    1. [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web
    2. W David Samuelsen
    3. It was not that being main reason. The reason was the inept programmers shutting down lists for long periods since Randy Winch's death. Randy was a wizard when it come to making excellent Mailman programming codes. David Samuelsen On 1/11/2020 8:57 PM, Vital Records Admin wrote: > *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List *** > > I understand you completely. That’s what I said about RW when Ancestry became their sponsor. I’m surprised it has stayed free for so long. Lots of us left RW because there was a clause that said everything we put up on RW/Ancestry would become the property of Ancestry. We weren’t waiting to test that out. That’s why I pulled my vital records off of freepages. WorldConnect is screwed up. I have twice sent messages requesting the link to the advanced search page and no reply. > > John Slaughter, Owner/Administrator, MA Vital Records Project > In memory of our son, Brennan, 11/10/88-5/31/01 –http://Brennan.MA-VitalRecords.org

    01/11/2020 10:16:16
    1. [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web
    2. mary32818
    3. Genealogy for $$$$$$. Without ability to edit false data. That is my experience with Ancestry. Census and other gov records, lists and soon Find a Grave. Shameful!! -------- Original message -------- From: Susan Penn Groover <glazier.historian@gmx.us> Date: 01/10/2020 9:45 PM (GMT-05:00) To: CTFAIRFI@rootsweb.com, CTMIDDLE@rootsweb.com, CTNEWHAV@rootsweb.com, CTNEWLON@rootsweb.com, DEKENT@rootsweb.com, GLASIER@rootsweb.com, NYONONDA@rootsweb.com, NYULSTER@rootsweb.com Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Genealogy of Roots Web *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List ***/_*Genealogy of Roots Web*_/Since most of us are genealogists or family historians, I write this toanswer the primary questions I am receiving in “genealogy speak.”Mailing lists were scattered about the Internet prior to the conceptionof Roots Web (ie: AOL, Prodigy, Compuserve, and others)BIRTH: Sometime in 1996, Karen & Brian Leverich, conceived what it isnow known as Roots Web. Roots Web grew to host uncountable mailing listof many subjects, surnames, places, etc. These mailing lists were freeto its users/subscribers.MARRIAGE: June 2000. Roots Web was married (purchased by) Ancestry, Inc.with prenuptial agreement that mailing list services would remain free.I believe to be sometime in 2015, our beloved Roots Web began to sufferhealth issues. My speculation is outgrew its existence and its host wasunable to keep up without a major and costly overhaul. After a yearplus, Roots Web reopened its doors, but a lot of her faithfulsubscribers had lost interest or found other vehicles to convey theirpassages of information. During this time, other updates on the Internethave occurred. These changes have caused some subscribers unable toparticipate. Not qualified to expand on this other than to say that somefolks have lost connection with Roots Web,DEATH: 2 March 2020. Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Listsfunctionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer beable to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally,administration tools will no longer be available to list administratorsand mailing lists will be put into an archival state.BURIAL: Archives will be available to peruse. No further information asto where, how long, or whether a price tag will be added.Hope this helps.Susan Penn Groover_______________________________________________Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS:[WIKI]  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut[FamilySearch.org Research WIKI]  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy[CTGenWeb]  http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/[RW Message Board]  https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx_______________________________________________Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebprefUnsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.comPrivacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY  Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blogRootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    01/11/2020 03:45:23
    1. [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web
    2. Vital Records Admin
    3. What about Find-A-Grave? John Slaughter, Owner/Administrator, MA Vital Records Project In memory of our son, Brennan, 11/10/88-5/31/01 – http://Brennan.MA-VitalRecords.org From: mary32818 via CTMIDDLE Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2020 14:53 To: The CTMIDDLE Mailing List is an e-mail list for genealogical research of Middlesex County Connecticut. We are interested in any time period and all surnames pertaining to this geographic area. Cc: mary32818 Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List *** Genealogy for $$$$$$. Without ability to edit false data. That is my experience with Ancestry. Census and other gov records, lists and soon Find a Grave. Shameful!! -------- Original message -------- From: Susan Penn Groover <glazier.historian@gmx.us> Date: 01/10/2020 9:45 PM (GMT-05:00) To: CTFAIRFI@rootsweb.com, CTMIDDLE@rootsweb.com, CTNEWHAV@rootsweb.com, CTNEWLON@rootsweb.com, DEKENT@rootsweb.com, GLASIER@rootsweb.com, NYONONDA@rootsweb.com, NYULSTER@rootsweb.com Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Genealogy of Roots Web *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List ***/_*Genealogy of Roots Web*_/Since most of us are genealogists or family historians, I write this toanswer the primary questions I am receiving in “genealogy speak.”Mailing lists were scattered about the Internet prior to the conceptionof Roots Web (ie: AOL, Prodigy, Compuserve, and others)BIRTH: Sometime in 1996, Karen & Brian Leverich, conceived what it isnow known as Roots Web. Roots Web grew to host uncountable mailing listof many subjects, surnames, places, etc. These mailing lists were freeto its users/subscribers.MARRIAGE: June 2000. Roots Web was married (purchased by) Ancestry, Inc.with prenuptial agreement that mailing list services would remain free.I believe to be sometime in 2015, our beloved Roots Web began to sufferhealth issues. My speculation is outgrew its existence and its host wasunable to keep up without a major and costly overhaul. After a yearplus, Roots Web reopened its doors, but a lot of her faithfulsubscribers had lost interest or found other vehicles to convey theirpassages of information. During this time, other updates on the Internethave occurred. These changes have caused some subscribers unable toparticipate. Not qualified to expand on this other than to say that somefolks have lost connection with Roots Web,DEATH: 2 March 2020. Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Listsfunctionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer beable to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally,administration tools will no longer be available to list administratorsand mailing lists will be put into an archival state.BURIAL: Archives will be available to peruse. No further information asto where, how long, or whether a price tag will be added.Hope this helps.Susan Penn Groover_______________________________________________Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS:[WIKI]  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut[FamilySearch.org Research WIKI]  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy[CTGenWeb]  http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/[RW Message Board]  https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx_______________________________________________Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebprefUnsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.comPrivacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY  Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blogRootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community _______________________________________________ Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS: [WIKI] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut [FamilySearch.org Research WIKI] https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy [CTGenWeb] http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/ [RW Message Board] https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx _______________________________________________ Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.com Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    01/11/2020 05:27:36
    1. [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web
    2. Susan Penn Groover
    3. John, Just speculation.  Ancestry owns Find-A-Grave.  Since they have wrecked Roots Web, I personally look for Find-A-Grave to be next. Please forgive my sarcastic remarks, but what's the old saying ...  nothing in life is free. Susan On 2020-01-11 7:27 PM, Vital Records Admin wrote: > *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List *** > > What about Find-A-Grave? > > John Slaughter, Owner/Administrator, MA Vital Records Project > In memory of our son, Brennan, 11/10/88-5/31/01 – http://Brennan.MA-VitalRecords.org > > From: mary32818 via CTMIDDLE > Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2020 14:53 > To: The CTMIDDLE Mailing List is an e-mail list for genealogical research of Middlesex County Connecticut. We are interested in any time period and all surnames pertaining to this geographic area. > Cc: mary32818 > Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web > > *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List *** > > Genealogy for $$$$$$. Without ability to edit false data. That is my experience with Ancestry. Census and other gov records, lists and soon Find a Grave. Shameful!! > > > > -------- Original message -------- > From: Susan Penn Groover <glazier.historian@gmx.us> > Date: 01/10/2020 9:45 PM (GMT-05:00) > To: CTFAIRFI@rootsweb.com, CTMIDDLE@rootsweb.com, CTNEWHAV@rootsweb.com, CTNEWLON@rootsweb.com, DEKENT@rootsweb.com, GLASIER@rootsweb.com, NYONONDA@rootsweb.com, NYULSTER@rootsweb.com > Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Genealogy of Roots Web > > *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List ***/_*Genealogy of Roots Web*_/Since most of us are genealogists or family historians, I write this toanswer the primary questions I am receiving in “genealogy speak.”Mailing lists were scattered about the Internet prior to the conceptionof Roots Web (ie: AOL, Prodigy, Compuserve, and others)BIRTH: Sometime in 1996, Karen & Brian Leverich, conceived what it isnow known as Roots Web. Roots Web grew to host uncountable mailing listof many subjects, surnames, places, etc. These mailing lists were freeto its users/subscribers.MARRIAGE: June 2000. Roots Web was married (purchased by) Ancestry, Inc.with prenuptial agreement that mailing list services would remain free.I believe to be sometime in 2015, our beloved Roots Web began to sufferhealth issues. My speculation is outgrew its existence and its host wasunable to keep up without a major and costly overhaul. After a yearplus, Roots Web reopened its doors, but a lot of her faithfulsubscribers had lost interest or found other vehicles to convey theirpassages of information. During this time, other updates on the Internethave occurred. These changes have caused some subscribers unable toparticipate. Not qualified to expand on this other than to say that somefolks have lost connection with Roots Web,DEATH: 2 March 2020. Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Listsfunctionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer beable to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally,administration tools will no longer be available to list administratorsand mailing lists will be put into an archival state.BURIAL: Archives will be available to peruse. No further information asto where, how long, or whether a price tag will be added.Hope this helps.Susan Penn Groover_______________________________________________Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS:[WIKI]  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut[FamilySearch.org Research WIKI]  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy[CTGenWeb]  http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/[RW Message Board]  https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx_______________________________________________Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebprefUnsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.comPrivacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY  Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blogRootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community > > _______________________________________________ > Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS: > > [WIKI] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut > > [FamilySearch.org Research WIKI] https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy > > [CTGenWeb] http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/ > > [RW Message Board] https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.com > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community > > > _______________________________________________ > Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS: > > [WIKI] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut > > [FamilySearch.org Research WIKI] https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy > > [CTGenWeb] http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/ > > [RW Message Board] https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.com > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community -- --- Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living.

    01/11/2020 08:48:39
    1. [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web
    2. Vital Records Admin
    3. I understand you completely. That’s what I said about RW when Ancestry became their sponsor. I’m surprised it has stayed free for so long. Lots of us left RW because there was a clause that said everything we put up on RW/Ancestry would become the property of Ancestry. We weren’t waiting to test that out. That’s why I pulled my vital records off of freepages. WorldConnect is screwed up. I have twice sent messages requesting the link to the advanced search page and no reply. John Slaughter, Owner/Administrator, MA Vital Records Project In memory of our son, Brennan, 11/10/88-5/31/01 – http://Brennan.MA-VitalRecords.org From: Susan Penn Groover Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2020 19:49 To: Vital Records Admin; CTMIDDLE@rootsweb.com Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List *** John, Just speculation.  Ancestry owns Find-A-Grave.  Since they have wrecked Roots Web, I personally look for Find-A-Grave to be next. Please forgive my sarcastic remarks, but what's the old saying ...  nothing in life is free. Susan On 2020-01-11 7:27 PM, Vital Records Admin wrote: > *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List *** > > What about Find-A-Grave? > > John Slaughter, Owner/Administrator, MA Vital Records Project > In memory of our son, Brennan, 11/10/88-5/31/01 – http://Brennan.MA-VitalRecords.org > > From: mary32818 via CTMIDDLE > Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2020 14:53 > To: The CTMIDDLE Mailing List is an e-mail list for genealogical research of Middlesex County Connecticut. We are interested in any time period and all surnames pertaining to this geographic area. > Cc: mary32818 > Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web > > *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List *** > > Genealogy for $$$$$$. Without ability to edit false data. That is my experience with Ancestry. Census and other gov records, lists and soon Find a Grave. Shameful!! > > > > -------- Original message -------- > From: Susan Penn Groover <glazier.historian@gmx.us> > Date: 01/10/2020 9:45 PM (GMT-05:00) > To: CTFAIRFI@rootsweb.com, CTMIDDLE@rootsweb.com, CTNEWHAV@rootsweb.com, CTNEWLON@rootsweb.com, DEKENT@rootsweb.com, GLASIER@rootsweb.com, NYONONDA@rootsweb.com, NYULSTER@rootsweb.com > Subject: [CTMIDDLE] Genealogy of Roots Web > > *** Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] Mailing List ***/_*Genealogy of Roots Web*_/Since most of us are genealogists or family historians, I write this toanswer the primary questions I am receiving in “genealogy speak.”Mailing lists were scattered about the Internet prior to the conceptionof Roots Web (ie: AOL, Prodigy, Compuserve, and others)BIRTH: Sometime in 1996, Karen & Brian Leverich, conceived what it isnow known as Roots Web. Roots Web grew to host uncountable mailing listof many subjects, surnames, places, etc. These mailing lists were freeto its users/subscribers.MARRIAGE: June 2000. Roots Web was married (purchased by) Ancestry, Inc.with prenuptial agreement that mailing list services would remain free.I believe to be sometime in 2015, our beloved Roots Web began to sufferhealth issues. My speculation is outgrew its existence and its host wasunable to keep up without a major and costly overhaul. After a yearplus, Roots Web reopened its doors, but a lot of her faithfulsubscribers had lost interest or found other vehicles to convey theirpassages of information. During this time, other updates on the Internethave occurred. These changes have caused some subscribers unable toparticipate. Not qualified to expand on this other than to say that somefolks have lost connection with Roots Web,DEATH: 2 March 2020. Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Listsfunctionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer beable to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally,administration tools will no longer be available to list administratorsand mailing lists will be put into an archival state.BURIAL: Archives will be available to peruse. No further information asto where, how long, or whether a price tag will be added.Hope this helps.Susan Penn Groover_______________________________________________Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS:[WIKI]  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut[FamilySearch.org Research WIKI]  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy[CTGenWeb]  http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/[RW Message Board]  https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx_______________________________________________Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebprefUnsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.comPrivacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY  Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blogRootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community > > _______________________________________________ > Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS: > > [WIKI] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut > > [FamilySearch.org Research WIKI] https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy > > [CTGenWeb] http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/ > > [RW Message Board] https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.com > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community > > > _______________________________________________ > Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS: > > [WIKI] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut > > [FamilySearch.org Research WIKI] https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy > > [CTGenWeb] http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/ > > [RW Message Board] https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.com > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community -- --- Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living. _______________________________________________ Middlesex County Connecticut [CTMIDDLE] LINKS: [WIKI] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut [FamilySearch.org Research WIKI] https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Middlesex_County,_Connecticut_Genealogy [CTGenWeb] http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/comiddlesex/ [RW Message Board] https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.middlesex/mb.ashx _______________________________________________ Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/ctmiddle@rootsweb.com Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    01/11/2020 08:57:09
    1. [CTMIDDLE] Re: Genealogy of Roots Web
    2. W David Samuelsen
    3. They improved findagrave considerably. I was one of testers of new features before release to public. Much better than before. Different programmer teams for different parts of Ancestry. David Samuelsen On 1/11/2020 8:48 PM, Susan Penn Groover wrote: > > John, > > Just speculation.  Ancestry owns Find-A-Grave.  Since they have > wrecked Roots Web, I personally look for Find-A-Grave to be next. > Please forgive my sarcastic remarks, but what's the old saying ...  > nothing in life is free. > > Susan

    01/11/2020 10:12:30