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Scott Mitchell
IL to DE to TN!
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The Hogg Family
DNA has definitely made dancing with the ancestors  much easier. Sometimes, the results just confirm what a person researching their family history already knew. Other times, it pulls a brick out of that pesky brick wall and . . . the walls come a tumblin' ...

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Maternal/Paternal Connections
Sometimes, when dancing with the ancestors , you find connections between your maternal and paternal lines. Oh, not the obvious connection of your parents, but rather a far distant connection. This isn't a simple connection that both your maternal/paternal ...

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The Turner Line
9 x Great Grandfather Thomas Turner was born in Essex County, England about 1624. He settled in Virginia first, where he married Judith Mattingly, by whom he had at least two known children: Thomas and Mary. At some point, he and his family ended up in St. ...

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Bridget Hewitt
As always, dancing with the ancestors  is an intricate dance with many varied steps. One misstep and . . . SPLAT, you're on the floor. This is something you should always remember when doing your own dancing with your ancestors .  Here's what I initially kn...

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Odd Coincidences in Genealogy
When dancing with the ancestors  most people come across some odd coincidences. For me, the coincidences have been many and varied. Who knew that my paternal and maternal lines connected way back when, far before either of my parents were born? My 6 x Pater...
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