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)

 

I just finished……

I just finished printing a 78 page document that I have been working on for a long time.  It still needs some editing/tinkering but I’m basically ready to move on to the next stage.  I want to input the information to Excel and then do some sorting into different categories. These are my 300+ immigrant ancestors by name, birth and death dates and location, generation, marriage, arrival date and place, miscellaneous information.

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Annotated List Of Immigrant Ancestors

Louise Maria Austin, age 20  Is she on the list??

I have listed approximately 350 ancestors (every ancestor I can find) who immigrated to North America.  The vast majority came in the Great Migration 1620-1640.  Most came to New England – Boston and surrounding area, and New Haven Connecticut. A few came to New York.  And a few came to Virginia.

They range from being 6th to 10th Great Grandparents.  The vast majority came from England.