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From: "Merilyn Pedrick" <>
Subject: Re: Scion
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 15:49:34 +1030 (Cen. Australia Daylight Time)
Leo van de Pas has never had a nasty thought in his life I don't think. He
has always been extremely helpful, polite and charming - and only rarely
showed his frustration at some of the antics of some of our contributors.
But he never resorted to abuse - ever. So hang in there and ignore the
idiots. It's worth ploughing through the chaff to get at the wheat.
Date: 6/01/2009 3:25:58 PM
Subject: Re: Scion
Bret, In regard to "scion," I've always assumed, without knowing exactly
What it meant, that it referred to a "wealthy male" heir.
I'm not sure who answered my post about St. Clair/Sinclair, but he obviously
Would rather berate than go to sources himself to verify. I think he needs
To read up on the St. Clairs/Sinclairs of Rosslyn. Also, Rosslyn Chapel has
Nice website to visit.
I take most of my medieval genealogy from a particular Rootsweb site which I
Have as much confidence in as any. It might also have been noticed that I
Wrote "if the genealogy is as I have found it." I think I may have found as
Many ancestors as anyone. I also realize some people can't stand for someone
Else to write about his or her ancestors, or to have ancestors that they may
If I read you correctly, Bret, that M.Sjostrom is the Leo of Australia, whom
I read so much about, and he is the one who answered, then I am surprised
And disappointed in him. Not that what was written bothers me, but the
Dislike behind it doesn't suit a professional genealogist.
Goodbye to all. I think I'm in the wrong group.
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