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I haven’t written anything in a while, so Hi. Heidi’s now 3 months old, Maggie has glasses, and Degen’s always perfect. I’m enjoying work, which is always fun despite the phony stressors. And I’m babysitting the Marin Family History Center right now until my father gets here to tag me out…

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Comment from Don Smith
Time June 3, 2009 at 7:09 am

I am researching Solveig Halfdansdotter. Your site is very interesting, have yet to see one like it. Great information. On her date of birth. From the husband I have for her it would put him at least 100 years old when they were together and her being about 14 years old. The date of 684 could be a death date. Can you please send me the source where you found this info. I would also like to update and exchange information with on our trees. T

Comment from Don Smith
Time June 3, 2009 at 7:10 am

Where is this history center that you are talking about on this site

Comment from Colin
Time June 6, 2009 at 7:05 am

I was referring to the Marin Family History center in Marin county, California (on 220 North San Pedro road in San Rafael, just north of San Francisco.) But there are various family history libraries wherever you’re at. Click here to search for a family history library near you. There are, for example, at least three in Knoxville, TN. I remember one in San Antonio 15 years ago having marketing materials that said that 85% of people who walked in off the street found their family on the first day–and that was before the internet, so it seems the number must be close to 100%, including to an extent those of descents that “don’t keep records.” Nowadays most of those are computer labs with regular hours and specialists sitting there to help you (and access to inter-library loans for microfiches and books in case you get serious.) Neat places, you should visit one…

Comment from woody glaudel
Time August 29, 2009 at 9:14 am

Interesting family history. We are related.
My great-great grandfather was Carman Stringham. He married Charlotte Abrams.
One of their daughters was Cecelia Stringham who married Henry S. Wood and one of their daughters was Elizabeth Wood, my grandmother.

Comment from Pauleta Hicks
Time September 25, 2009 at 7:27 pm

Wondering why on earth my family and I are on your website? Comment: you must have been to different LDS centers than me (including SLC). I notice your discussion with somebody regarding genealogy in the 6th century, impossible.

Comment from Sara
Time October 3, 2009 at 1:51 am

Hi you are connected to alot of family tree info regarding my family. The Florence Family are you related? Just curious I know my late grandmother was into family tree information. Louise (florence) Sterba

Comment from Janet
Time November 10, 2009 at 7:20 am

I am a member of the George family and have noticed some of the information you have posted is not correct. My great aunt was Missouri Ann Georg.

Comment from Colin
Time November 14, 2009 at 11:34 am

@Pauleta: Yes, I’m a little skeptical about anyone who has genealogy older than 400 years max; but there are some real trees that far, and you may have stumbled across one. If so that’d be my wife’s side and I could hook you up with the corresponding researcher.

@Sara: If you’re the Louise Florence on my site, you’re 6th cousins, twice removed with my wife. So your great, great, great, great, great grandfather William Farmer is Bethany’s great^7 grandfather. Her grandmother’s great grandmother was a Florence.

@Janet: Same line as Sara above; Missouri Ann’s great grandmother is my wife’s great^5 grandmother. Which means you may be cousins without being “removed”…

Comment from Janet
Time November 18, 2009 at 6:11 pm

My Missouri Ann George was never in CA. Not with 13 children. I have found out who gave your wife’s mother the information. It is not correct. He is my cousin and I know a lot of the information he gave her is not correct. His mother was not born in CA either. Neither were his siblings. You can check the census in MO and find them there.

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