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Murphy's Law for Genealogists

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GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 5 Feb 2013 12:06

I have Donalds, William or Alexander mainly with a James thrown in
and Ann seems to have been the popular girls name amongst them.
But my bug bear is the Nerrlies, Alexander my grandfather and his father
also Alexander and his father well who knows cause for decades I can't
find them :-|
Don't you just love this hobby or as I now call it a lifetimes work :-)

Emma....how are you Sue, well I hope.x

OneFootInTheGrave

OneFootInTheGrave Report 5 Feb 2013 13:09

Just love this hobby :-|

Having spent the last 50 years working, a lot of it under pressure, I always managed to retain my cool and seldom lost the plot or got confused.

Then a few months months ago I was persuaded to take this up as a hobby and now I think I am slowly going round the bend as I often lose the plot and regularly get :-S

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 5 Feb 2013 13:12

Know that feeling :-D