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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Pedigree Collapse: A Worst-Case Scenario

Pedigree collapse is most often discovered several generations back, but...

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Aw, just having a little Saturday Night Genealogy Fun with fellow geneabloggers Randy, Sheri, Thomas, Diana, Tina, Robert, Taneya, Bill, Ken, Carol, Pam, and many more, thanks to the Trading Card generator at Big Huge Labs!


Jasia said...

I love your trading card, TK!

Bill West said...

Great card, T.K.!

Every card deck needs a few jokers!

Bill West

T.K. said...

Thanks, kids! I was inspired by Thomas and Sheri!

GrannyPam said...

Love it. Wish I had such a great imagination.

Your (hopefully adopted) Daughter said...

Okay, this is just frightening on SO many levels!

T.K. said...

Truth to tell, Pam, it wasn't so much imagination as it was a look in the mirror one day...

T.K. said...

Dear (unwilling) DNA Recipient,
I feel your pain! Love, Mom

P.S. I have no idea how I missed approving your eloquent comment at the time it was written. Ten thousand apologies!

Blog Archive


Our Family in Books: A Bibliography

  • My Ancestors in Books (a library of resources and notes pertaining to Reverend Samuel Stone, Major General Robert Sedgwick, Elder John Crandall, and other early Americans in the forest where my family tree was grown)
  • The Zahnisers: A History of the Family in America by Kate M. Zahniser and Charles Reed Zahniser (Mercer, Pa. 1906)
  • History of St. James Lutheran Church [full title: A little of this and a little of that in the 141 year (1861-2002) History of St. James Lutheran Church, Reynolds Indiana] by Harold B. Dodge, published at Reynolds, Indiana, 2002; 170 pages.
  • Lisbon, North Dakota 1880-2005 Quasuicentennial, published at Lisbon, North Dakota in 2005; 391 pages.
  • The Paschen and Redd Families of Cass County, Indiana by Alfred Paschen, c. 2005 (Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD); 322 pages.
  • Sheldon Community History: Sheldon Centennial 1881-1981, published at Sheldon, North Dakota in 1981; 376 pages.
  • Sheldon, North Dakota 1881-2006 - 125th Anniversary: The Queen of the Prairie, published at Sheldon, North Dakota in 2006; 498 pages.
  • A Standard History of White County, Indiana, written under the supervision of W.H. Hamelle, c. 1915 (The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago and New York).
  • The Roots of Coventry, Connecticut by Betty Brook Messier and Janet Sutherland Aronson, c. 1987 (Coventry 275th Anniversary Committee, Coventry, CT); 206 pages.
  • "Elder John Crandall of Rhode Island and His Descendants" by John Cortland Crandall; New Woodstock, New York, 1949; 797 pages.
  • "The Descendants of Robert Burdick of Rhode Island." Nellie (Willard) Johnson, Pd.B.: H & L Creations, LLC.

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