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Offline pharmaT

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Re: 6 generations alive at one time - can anyone equal this??
« Reply #36 on: Friday 27 January 17 11:57 GMT (UK) »
Both my Mum and I have had DNA tests on Ancestry I have 37 4th cousins or closer and my mum has 87.  I haven't identified dates for all of my Mum's 3x grt grandparents yet but they range from 1730 to 1773. Including my Dad's side my 3x grt grandparents years of birth range from 1768 to 1828.
Campbell, Dunn, Dickson, Fell, Forest, Norie, Pratt, Somerville, Thompson, Tyler among others

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Re: 6 generations alive at one time - can anyone equal this??
« Reply #37 on: Sunday 29 January 17 12:43 GMT (UK) »
My auntie has 6 generations from age 93 down to 1. Didn't know it was so rare until I saw article about the family in the UK. My auntie and all her family live in Tasmania. I would like to know if there are anymore in Australia?

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Re: 6 generations alive at one time - can anyone equal this??
« Reply #38 on: Thursday 23 November 23 21:39 GMT (UK) »
I believe the record is seven generations alive at one time.

Purely mathematically, that would require six successive females to get pregnant on their 16th birthday (with daughters of course), plus six times 9 months wait, for the oldest generation to see the youngest when aged 100.  Quite a tall order, and not really to be attempted IMHO.
My mum is the start of 4 and the eldest Ggranddaughter is 20. If she has a child soon my mum would have to get close to 100 just for 6 generations.

Just on this we now have a 5th Generation for my mother

Mum - First Born - Female
Daughter/Sister - First Born - Female
Grandaughter - First Born - Female
GGrandaughter - First Born - Female
GGGrandaughter - First Born - Female

Mum is 85 so a 6th would be unlikely
Genealogy-Its a family thing

Paternal: Gibbins,McNamara, Jenkins, Schumann,  Inwood, Sheehan, Quinlan, Tierney, Cole

Maternal: Munn, Simpson , Brighton, Clayfield, Westmacott, Corbell, Hatherell, Blacksell/Blackstone, Boothey , Muirhead

Son: Bull, Kneebone, Lehmann, Cronin, Fowler, Yates, Biglands, Rix, Carpenter, Pethick, Carrick, Male, London, Jacka, Tilbrook, Scott, Hampshire, Buckley

Brickwalls-   Schumann, Simpson,Westmacott/Wennicot
Scott, Cronin
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