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Best story I've read all week!

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Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 21 Jun 2008 21:46

Lucky girl!!

Hi Mary, good to see you,

Caz xxx

Susan719813

Susan719813 Report 21 Jun 2008 21:43

Wow! .....would love to know how she got the dress to go through her printer though :-))))))))


Susan
x

Harpstrings

Harpstrings Report 21 Jun 2008 21:41

I have 250 plus - but they were like rabbits my GG and GGG grandparents - 14 children was not unheard of on one branch and 12 on another! So when all that lot had children it soon mounts up. LOL

Tina x

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 21 Jun 2008 21:36

Greylady......I have 270 in mine and nope not got certs for them all...just gggggranparents etc....and then ones I find most interesting....its the work you put it to ..well done on your 68..x

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 21 Jun 2008 21:32

It is a wonderful idea though:))))

If her ancestors had large families and she includes the siblings and their children, it soon adds up.

Pamela

Pamela Report 21 Jun 2008 21:28

Now I'm feeling totally inadequate as I've only 68 names and was feeling quite pleased with myself till I read this thread.

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 20 Jun 2008 21:18

It's a novel idea but sounds like she hadn't realised what a big project she was taking on!

To have got that far back that quickly (assuming it is correct) she must have found an ancestor from the nobility.

I hope other people reading that don't assume it is always that easy!

Sue

Contrary Mary

Contrary Mary Report 20 Jun 2008 18:10

You and me both Jen :-)))) Don't you just love these people lol

I've managed to get back to 1693 on one line.......and that's only because they were Scottish lol

Mary

I haven't got that many more Ann, and I've been doing mine for about 4 years lol

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 20 Jun 2008 18:08

she must have a very very long train with all those names!!!!! I've got less than 180!!

Jenxx

Jenxx Report 20 Jun 2008 18:06

Hi Mary
Could do with some tips myself
Jenxx

Contrary Mary

Contrary Mary Report 20 Jun 2008 18:05


My local paper has got a story in todays edition about a wedding dress made by a student. She had the novel idea of putting her family tree on the dress - so far so good.

It then goes on to tell how she had 25 names in January of this year and now she has over 500.......going back to 1450!!!

*note to self......must ring her and get her to do my tree for me* LOL

Mary