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Old 01-29-2009, 07:14 PM   #1
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A very cool thing happened today. I've spent the last year and a half or so tracing my family history. I came across the fact that the older brother of my Great Grandfather was born in New York USA as a British subject. Next I see this guy is 5 yrs old living with his uncle back in England.
So life goes on.
I had posted a request for info on a site last year. A couple of weeks ago I got an e-mail from the Great Grandson of this Great GrandUncle of mine.
So today I get 3 e-mails from him that are copies of photos of my relatives from the early 1900's.
I've seen pictures on my Grandparents but never anything older.
Gotta love the internet.


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Old 01-29-2009, 07:28 PM   #2
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Did you use an online service? I have often thought about doing this. very coll that you got the pics of your great grandparents.


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Old 01-29-2009, 07:30 PM   #3
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I started tracing my family tree.

Found out the canopy is covered in bag worms and the root are all ate up by borers.

Seems I am one of the few decent ones in it.
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I found a distant cousin on Facebook a few weeks ago. Was interesting.

I have one branch of my family trace back to the 1600's so far.
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Did you use an online service? I have often thought about doing this. very coll that you got the pics of your great grandparents.
I did sign up on Ancestry.com on a monthly basis for the English side of my family.
For the Scottish side I used scotlandspeople.gov.uk. With this site I was able to get copies of documents going back to 1688. I also used the Mormon website "Family search". That is a good one and it's free. The information isn't always the most accurate, but it does help get you going and can sometimes confirm suspicions.
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I started tracing my family tree.

Found out the canopy is covered in bag worms and the root are all ate up by borers.

Seems I am one of the few decent ones in it.
It's not always good news when you start searching. At least you find out what kind of tree it is. Looking like a nut tree for me.
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Apparently I am related to some king in england like 400 years ago.. apparently.. but im pretty sure most everyone is..
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Someone else did ours. mine here. I'm 10th generation American. Came to the Plymouth colony in 1621.
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Someone else did ours. mine here. I'm 10th generation American. Came to the Plymouth colony in 1621.
I did find one branch that moved to New London Conn. in 1642 but not a direct link.


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