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I started years ago trying to find a brother of grandpa that emigrated to US, Michigan, since I would have second cousins somewhere (maybe). Unfortunately, the branch seems to have died out with his two daughters (moms cousins).
But I first found out about Arkivdigital which is a Swedish company going to all churches and making professional photos of all books, page by page, and sorting them in a searchable format.
Later I found Ancestry.com which has made it even easier and who are also hooked up with Arkivdigital using their photo archive and they are also hooked up with a bunch of US archives as well.
I have traced my paternal line in a straight lineage to 1620 and the funny thing is that all of them (7 generations) have lived within 30 miles to where I grew up until I moved to US. So I guess I'm the black sheep.
Posts in this Thread:
- Treasure Trove - Genealogy... Ancestry.com?, Scott Paterson , Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:35:101
- Re: Treasure Trove - Genealogy... Ancestry.com?, gary_g, Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:07:20
- Re: Treasure Trove - Genealogy... Ancestry.com?, neil dale , Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:21:40
- Re: Treasure Trove - Genealogy... Ancestry.com?, Ian Glenday , Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:36:061
- Fun stuff and a time suck at the same time, SWEDECAR , Sun, 21 Jul 2019 12:47:13 <-- Viewing This Message2
- Re: Treasure Trove - Genealogy... Ancestry.com?, Landjet , Sat, 20 Jul 2019 20:08:521
- Well, if you find Valvine the Pirate in your tree....., MI-Roger , Sat, 20 Jul 2019 17:51:361
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