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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: History & Genealogy Or The Mathematical Study of Genealogy?
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 23:13:12 +0100
"...the pedigree collaps [sic] after, say, 10 generations, is extreme -
virtually no new ancestors added with successive generation, [sic] and
very little [sic] interactions [sic] among the communities."
Todd A. Farmerie ---- 20 April 2002
I just did some quick calculations on my own pedigree, which I'm *not*
saying is representative .
90% of my identified ancestors are added *after* the 10th
Generation ---- and I could certainly add hundreds more. I will, as
time and God's grace allow.
There is also a *great deal* of interaction between and among various
Indeed, as one should expect, the geographical distributions are
diverse, illustrative and fascinating ---- one of the most interesting
facets of Mediaeval Genealogy and History.
Veni, Vidi, Calcitravi Asinum.
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study
mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and
philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation,
commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to
study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and
porcelain." John Adams, (1735-1826) Second President of the United
States. Letter to Abigail Adams, his wife, 12 May 1780.
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