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    Genealogy is one of my favorite hobbies.

    I was lucky enough to have been born in a place where the records are well kept. Very few documents were lost in fires or war, like it is oftenly the case in many places. I was able to go easily back to 1600-1700 for almost every ramification (except the natives ones). Then, I...
    DA68 DA68 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    My LaRoche Genealogy Searches

      A HISTORY OF SAVANNAH AND SOUTH GEORGIA     Author: William Harden @ p. 694 THE LA ROCHE FAMILY HISTORY. In the year 1733 two brothers landed in America from the shores of England. Their names were John La Roche and Isaac La Roche. John La Roche was...
    teeboat teeboat 51-55, F Aug 5, 2008

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    I Love Genealogy!

    I have been doing genealogy over a year now and I love it! I love finding who I came from, how they lived, who is a part of me.  I am researching both my paternal and maternal side.  It is sometimes very aggervating not being able to find information but when you do you...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2007

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    Here My Genealogy

    http://legacy1.net/chinese-genealogy/
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Feb 26, 2011

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    I Love Helping People Research Their Family

    I began researching my family history nearly 30 years ago and spent many hours writing letters and trawling phone books and anything else that could help me. The internet has made things so much easier and could never have imagined the information that is available now. I love...
    elvisism elvisism 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2012

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    I Started a Personal Ancestral File

    about one year ago with help from the local Latter Day Saints Family History Center volunteers. My family has placed me in charge of most of our genealogical materials. Anyway, my computerized PAF family tree is growing. I have a few new family pictures to post. "...
    RubyTewes RubyTewes 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 16, 2009

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    Before It Was Trendy

    I've been researching my family tree for almost 25 years. Back then with no internet it was very slow-going, but with time I was able to achieve a fair bit, 14 generations on one line (with no noble blood to make things easier!). Everything accelerated when I came online in...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2007

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