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From: "Pearl Wilson" <>
Subject: Re: In case you missed this:
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 1999 07:23:29 +1300
I'm a Scottish WILSON, who married a WILSON!! Where
do you think that leaves me?????
As for taking Genealogy seriously-enough!! PLEASE don't
ever do that!! Those deadly-serious, grim-faced Researchers
don't realise what they're missing, OR how they turn many
> To Pearl Wilson and fellow New Zealand Listers.
> Thank you Pearl for the list below.
> Unfortunately I only scored 14 of the top 50 in my family tree. Then again
> maybe I should be grateful to only have 14 common surnames, and no mass of
> Smith, Jones or Williams to wade through. My highest ranking pair are BROWN
> and THOMAS
> If this means the others such as VINECOMBE and STAPLETON are less common so
> be it, I like being an odd bod.
> I wonder how many others on the list have as few as I do. Maybe we should
> work out what our overall average is, it sounds like fun.
> I know I am not taking my Genealogy seriously enough, sorry. But still it
> could be a good way to show off our Surname lists and possibly make a
> connection with someone else on the same track. I will leave it up to the
> rest of you.
> Danny Stapleton
> Cooma, New South Wales
> In Oz.