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Subject: Re: The Royal Descents Of 688 Immigrants
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 18:37:46 EST
In a message dated 1/25/2008 11:30:22 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
On Jan 22, 11:45 pm, "D. Spencer Hines" <> wrote:
> Lux et Veritas et Libertas
> Deus Vult
> Vires et Honor
> Once again Gary Boyd Roberts has assembled all recent royal descent
> research, some yet unpublished, and produced an authoritative, up-to-date
> In the 2006 edition of The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants he added
> eighteen new immigrants to his previous 650. In this edition, he has added
> twenty-eight more, so that with a few disproofs (Curwens/Corwins of
> Massachusetts and New York, Byes of Pennsylvania, and Edwardses, one Evans
> and Hugh Jones of Pennsylvania), this total is now 688.
> With this enlarged compendium, plus the works of DOUGLAS RICHARDSON *** on
> Magna Carta and Plantagenet ancestry, which add much biographical detail on
> many medieval figures and cover over 200 of the 688 immigrants, royal
> descent literature has reached a new level of comprehension and
> Genealogical Publishing Company is proud to offer the public these
> works that lead to an almost 800- year expansion (ca. 900-1700) of the
> ancestry of many thousands of Americans.
Just where can one get a complete list of these 688 individuals?
How many sets of siblings are among this group of 688?
What is the blood relationship of each to the other 687?
Might make a fun project to trace all their descendants down to the
present.. or near present.
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I have descents from Samuel Appleton ,
Philip Nelson , Joan (Price) Cleeves, Joseph Bolles, Frances (Deighton) Williams,
Percival Lowell, Peter Worden, James Cudworth (if that proves out), John
Whitney (if that proves out), Constant Southworth (if that proves out), Richard
Waters, Kenelm and John Winslow and Phebe (Leete) Parkhurst (should they
prove to have royal descents)
James W Cummings
Dixmont, Maine USA
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