Exploring the Branches

by Lois

Who knows what interesting stories might show up as we search through records of names and dates?

During my research I read about a couple who had died one day apart at the ages of 112 and 118. They had been married for 94 years. I find those kinds of facts fascinating, even though these people were not even in my family tree.

I am just beginning to get into the family history and look forward to many interesting hours exploring the tree, starting with the direct line, and eventually 'branching out'.

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by: Sue Fenn

Thanks, Lois, for your comments. Yes, you are sure to find out some fascinating facts about your ancestors as you start digging. Be sure to come back and share your experiences with us as you make progress - we'd love to hear from you!

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