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From: "Paul R. Scandlyn" <>
Subject: Re: Cousins on line
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 1998 07:47:06 -0800
It would be very interesting to have the opportunity to read the Western
Do you have a scanner or some other way to copy it and put it on the "net?"
Paul R. Scandlyn
In Sunny San Diego, California
From: Josie Taylor <>
Date: Thursday, February 19, 1998 12:38 AM
Subject: Cousins on line
>I could feel the great delight of Sandy and Anna in having connected their
>families via the Internet. In the last six months I have had the pleasure
>of finding and meeting several Burt third cousins in Long Sutton, Somerset.
>This thanks to the awareness and courtesy of an American who when queried
>on his surname by someone on the Net from the same village, remembered my
>interest and put me in touch. Snail mail and aeroplane did the rest. The
>Western gazette, which I had searched in relation to the emigration of my
>great grandparents in 1864, took to these Internet developments with great
>enthusiasm in an article on the January reunion after a twenty year search.
>I hope we all keep a file of those emails and contacts which relate to the
>surnames we are searching. They may not fit for us but one day we can be a
>link, particularly between e-mail and snail mail geneologists.
>Josie Taylor in Sydney