The Colleton County genealogy mailing list is hosted
Genealogical Cooperative. There are subscribers from all over the
country and other parts of the world. It is just another way of
information and making contacts.
You can search list messages,
by month and year, by going to this address. You'll need to
a password for yourself, but there is no charge for using this feature.
You can search all list messages by going here and typing in
You have two options. If you subscribe to the
List "L" mode,
you will receive an individual e-mail message for every post to the
A benefit in the list mode is that you can save individual list
that are of importance to you.
If you subscribe to the Digest "D"mode, you'll receive the
at the end of the day as one e-mail. To save an individual
you have to cut and paste, but it does cut down on mail.
You can always change your subscription by unsubscribing to
and subscribing to the other.
Please Note: Your messages
archived and are available for viewing by the general public. I
am not the list administrator, but list administrator does not
have the ability to remove your message after it is posted, so be
not to publish any personal information on the list, such as your
address and phone number. Likewise, be careful not to post
material unless you have written consent from the copyright holder.
The RootsWeb list
filters will not
accept the following:
*HTML coding. If you cut
from a web page, or if you have a fancy page design or font, it
not be forwarded to the list.
accept attachments, but RootsWeb's lists do not. If you attempt
send a list message with a text, html, or image file attached, your
will not be forwarded to the list.
* Spam. Advertisements
sent in bulk will be detected as spam and will not be forwarded.
will be detected and will not be forwarded to the list.
Before subscribing, be sure to turn off any signature file you
may have in your e-mail preferences. Your preference should be
on plain text. Please don't include any message, other than the
"subscribe" message that will appear, as the RootsWeb computer will not
recognize it as a request. Just click on the option you prefer
hit "send." The computer will do the rest!
You need to send your message to:
In the BODY of the message, enter only the
(IT'S OK TO PUT IT IN THE SUBJECT
LINE, BUT YOU
MUST PUT IT IN THE BODY OF THE MESSAGE, TOO)
You should receive a welcome message from the list.
you can start posting to the list! Welcome!
If you change e-mail addresses in the future, it's
good to unsubscribe
from all your mailing list subscriptions PRIOR TO the change.
if your old mailbox is disabled, bounced messages to that address will
cause your old addresss to be unsubscribed. You need to
with your new address (the list administrator will not do manual
If your surnames are registered with your old e-mail address, please be
sure to notify me of the change.