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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] placing your research online
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 14:42:01 -0700
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How about the Adams of Wethersfield?


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From: "Steven Bird" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, February 07, 2010 2:36 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] placing your research online


>
> Indeed. My 17th c. Hartford Bird family married into just about every
> other family in Hartford, Windsor, Wethersfield and especially Farmington.
> Also a Bird family branch went off to Northampton, MA and married into
> nearly all of those families. We refer to it as the Connecticut family
> thicket. :-)
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> To make matters worse, my gg-grandmother, Mary Emily Howes, married Ira
> Washington Bird in Jefferson, Wisconsin in the 1860's and by doing so,
> brought virtually every other New England family into the gene pool. It
> is no surprise that I have a fairly severe problem with gout, even though
> I'm only a little overweight. Thank heavens that my mother was from
> Georgia!!!! ;-)
>
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>
> Steve Bird
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>
>>In the case of our most problematic line, the Gozzards, in
>> 17th-century Hartford County, Connecticut, it sometimes seems as
>> though every surname married every other surname at least once in that
>> tiny population. ;-)
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