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OH says that we genealogists are

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ButtercupFields Report 27 Jul 2008 15:17

Also we are handing all that lovely, precious genes information which we have so lovingly searched. down to other generations....a great gift to leave:-) BC XX

its only me

its only me Report 27 Jul 2008 15:16

I know my great grandfather married my great grandmother but never lived with her he lived with his brother but came home often enough to father 9 kids with her. maybe he has more somewhere else that i will never know


ChrisofWessex Report 27 Jul 2008 15:11

The usual things that are thought of to be a terrible disgrace are illegimate children, bigamous marriages - at least that is what I found and OH grandfather was an expert in the latter!!!!!! Always m,arried as a bachelor, never divorced just moved to different part of the country and transposed his two christian names regularly - did this for about 30 years.

its only me

its only me Report 27 Jul 2008 15:07

my lot are keeping everythin close to thier chests. ive asked for old photos etc and no body has any (i cant believe that)


ChrisofWessex Report 27 Jul 2008 15:05

If you find a relative in their late seventies or eighties I find they love to go down memory lane and oh do they love to dish the dirt they have been hiding all those years!


AnnCardiff Report 27 Jul 2008 15:05

he's probably worried you'll find something out he doesn't want you to know

its only me

its only me Report 27 Jul 2008 14:57

dont know but he aint letting on


ChrisofWessex Report 27 Jul 2008 14:56

Wonder what he knows??????

its only me

its only me Report 27 Jul 2008 14:56

all he said was a family tree is a pack of lies


ChrisofWessex Report 27 Jul 2008 14:53

Have usually found in 20 years that people who are very against it either have something to hide or know of a family skeleton! It is interesting as I like to put flesh on the bones, fun, fascinating and at times ready to tear hair out!

its only me

its only me Report 27 Jul 2008 14:51

i saw my uncle yesterday. he said doing the family tree was a waste of time and why was i bothering. i said its fun.


ChrisofWessex Report 27 Jul 2008 14:48

a nosey lot of beggars (that is close)! In defending ourselves I said we are not we just have a healthy interest in history and our genes!