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Offline Mart 'n' Al

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Re: A confusing definition of genealogy
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 29 May 19 13:59 BST (UK) »
Two weeks ago I discovered a DNA link, with great grandchildren from the village where my great great grandmother lived. It is conclusive evidence that in 1859 she used to, how shall I put this, put it about a bit. It has suddenly meant that my tree has a few more branches than it had a fortnight ago.

Martin
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Loughborough and Loughbrough, (London, Hull, Pirton, Durham & Hartlepool);
Watson, (Bedlington, Jarrow & Hartlepool);
Ballard & Glassop (E. London); 
Leggett (Corton, Scarborough, Hartlepool); 
Young, Adamson & Wilson, (Hartlepool). 

I use GRAMPS v5.0 software. 

My ancestors are probably turning in their graves, not that I can actually find any of them.

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Re: A confusing definition of genealogy
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 29 May 19 15:46 BST (UK) »
Love it...can't beat finding previously unknowns although I've yet to try the DNA route.

Annie
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

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Re: A confusing definition of genealogy
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 29 May 19 20:44 BST (UK) »
Nothing better than breaking down a brickwall, especially for lines that grab your interest more.

I also love looking at direct ancestors army records for ones who were in the army, and finding they spent time stationed in an area of the country that I have always loved. To me that is as good as ancestors being from that area.

Banns and licences for marriages can be handy if you cannot find a marriage itself, but the couple did live seemingly as husband and wife aftewards.
Researching:

LONDON, Coombs, Roberts, Auber, Helsdon, Fradine, Morin, Goodacre
DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
DURHAM Stewart, Musgrave, Wilson, Forster
SCOTLAND Stewart in Selkirk
USA Musgrave, Saix
ESSEX Cornwell, Stock, Quilter, Lawrence, Whale, Clift
OXON Edgington, Smith, Inkpen, Snell, Batten, Brain