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Tag Archives: family tree

Can you ever stop?

My TNG tree currently stands at 1279 individuals with 236 families and 153 unique surnames.  My tree is barely a branch compared to others that I know of but a lot of hard work has gone into it.  I’ve spent countless hours in front of a computer screen piecing together each of the families, not to mention the time taken actually filling in the various data fields… My tree mostly consists of the traceable direct ancestors and their siblings so […]

What is wrong with this family? Why you shouldn’t believe everything you read.

I’ve been researching my Family History for almost 5 years (wow, I’ve never had a hobby that’s been this consistent) and in that time I’ve seen some funny/strange/frustrating “facts” that are simply not true, not possible or simply just downright wrong.  The following has to be my crown (family) jewel.. William Bruce (son of James Bruce and Elizabeth Henderson) was born 23 Dec 1796 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, and died 28 Jul 1871 in Newburn St, West Hartlepool, Durham, England. […]

An update

I haven’t been posting as much as I wanted to lately, things started to catch up with me I guess. However for the remainder of 2011 and the start of 2012 I have some exciting things happening. I took the plunge last week and purchased The Next Generation (TNG) and uploaded/installed it onto Walking with Ancestors. This means I am in the process of moving my tree from Tribal Pages to this domain. I learned a lot while installing it […]