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Farmer Dan    Posted 11-15-2018 at 19:52:32 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Ain't genealogy fun?
  • In 1692 my 11th Great Grand Mother Elizabeth Howe was hung for witchcraft. Damn, talk about skeletons in your closet LOL

    RockyMO    Posted 12-08-2018 at 00:00:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Not really, unless you consider John Dillinger as a step relative a good thing. I have knowledge of my step dad being a kid at the family reunion he attended in Indiana when the feds were there taking pictures. There is a picture somewhere but I don't own it.

    Rocky in Missouri ( unless the feds want this picture)

    Philny    Posted 11-20-2018 at 22:12:15 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • My Grandmother was a Arnold,what’s that tell you ?I found a first cousin that nobody knew about not even her.

    Jack - Iowa    Posted 11-17-2018 at 19:46:20 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Forgot the real skeleton!
  • The outlaw Jesse James' full name was Jesse Woodson James.

    My mother was a Woodson and Jesse would have been my 5th cousin, once removed.

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 11-16-2018 at 15:35:30 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I just found out my great-great grandparents names and where they came from in Ireland and on what ship to NY in the 1800's. They came to America LEGALLY, and shortly after becoming United States citizens moved to Calumet, Michigan. My wife's family history shows her mother is related to Daniel Webster and also to the Dodge family. Her maiden name was Dodge.

    Tim Daley(MI)

    Jack - Iowa    Posted 11-18-2018 at 21:46:49 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • All of our ancestors back then came to this country legally. By the Naturalization Act of 1790 they had to have been here two years before they could become citizens. I have the document where my Grandfather renounced the Prussian king and became a citizen. My Great Grandfather disappeared from records within four years of buying the farm in Iowa in 1846. I do not have any papers on him.

    Jack

    carl nny    Posted 11-18-2018 at 11:36:11 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • She can't be all bad if she's a Dodge...

    steveVa    Posted 11-16-2018 at 11:53:26 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • How in the world did you ever figure that out??
    1692 must have been a fun time in American History... Not.

    Farmer Dan    Posted 11-16-2018 at 12:43:15 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • a book titled "Howe Genealogies" written in 1929 by Judge Daniel Howe.

    Jack - Iowa    Posted 11-16-2018 at 07:39:00 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Fun, interesting, aggravating, time consuming!

    My 7th Great Grandfather, Dr. John Woodson, came to Virginia in 1619 to administer to the British troops. He was killed in an Indian attack in 1644.

    That's my skeleton.

    Jerry F.    Posted 11-16-2018 at 06:09:06 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Yes it is a lot of fun my wife and I did three hard back book on our familys. One thing we found was one of my wife's family got killed on Christmas Eve back in the early 1900's in a horse and buggy accident He was drunk.

    Island Mike    Posted 11-15-2018 at 23:37:39 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Better not tell Maude. There could be problems.

    Island Mike

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