Ancestor Count Update

As regular readers of this blog know, I am very keen on genealogy and am trying to extend my family tree as far as possible.  The number of identified ancestors is now 17,481.

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photo from 1945, in my backyard in Belmont Mass, it’s springtime – the lilac bush in the background is in bloom

3 generations – my great aunt, my mother and her 2 sisters, me and some of my cousins

  photo of my maternal grandmother and 2 of her daughters (in Minneapolis 1912)