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Author: yeilBagheera Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 816  
Subject: feeling welcome Date: 11/24/2001 8:39 PM
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This seems like a great idea for a board.

I started (umpteen years ago) transcribing the stories my grandmother told. She could recite the lines back seven generations.

Then I figured out how to record the names and descent lines (pre-computer still) into a three ring binder.

Now I have acquired a copy of the Hathway Family Association book (huge amount of work done on Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and I'm listed in the book in my generation), a couple other publications.

I've studied typed autobiogaphies and letters from the 1830's.

Finally, I'm ready to start on an actual quest: verifying the story of Hannah's quilt (she grew up in New York, and was married in Ohio in 1821). this will be my first research, I need to pin done some places and dates. Glad you folks are here to encourage me.

Hathway, Goodell, Talbot, Kreuger, Sakarias - these are interesting ones
Fuller (well, yes, the Mayflower ones)

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