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From: "Edbld" <>
Subject: Re: [UEL] Re: UEL title and Countryman
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 11:29:14 -0400
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Hi Linda and Jennifer:
I must have missed the original reference to "Countryman" is it a title,and
is there a URL to obtain this data that you describe as being so available
to attain. TIA , Edd S.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jennifer Harris" <>
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 9:35 AM
Subject: [UEL] Re: UEL title and Countryman
> Hi Linda,
> as a fellow Countryman descendent, and UEL subscriber, I have to say that
> the Countryman researchers are exceptional in their desire to document
> line, cousin, etc. It is very much a communal project, and differs
> significantly from every other list I've been on. I have certainly found
> folk to be generous, helpful, supportive, and am VERY grateful for the
> replies to my posts. But they still can't match the Countryman
> researchers--the minute the Countrymans hear of someone with the name,
> if they are certain this person is not in their line, they are posting
> information and hoping to locate their antecedents. For them, the family
> a giant puzzle, and the entire Palatine immigrant crop fair game. I value
> their example, and it sets a standard for generosity which I aspire to
> meet. I no longer pick up a history book without immediately scanning the
> Index for the names of people who may not be related to me, but who are on
> the same listservs. It is my suspicion that I am not the only one on the
> UEL listserv who does so, and I am grateful for those who do.
> Occasionally I repeat this offer: anyone interested in look-ups in UEL
> held at York University library (www.library.yorku.ca), Toronto, can
> me. There may be a few weeks in turn around, but the offer stands.
> Jennifer Harris
> MA MA PhD (ABD) and UE
> none of which I ever use! :)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 5:07 PM
> Subject: [UEL] Re: UEL
> > 10 May 2001
> > Hello All...Dear Don..
> > First of all I don't mean this to start another conversation, but it is
> > only an observation...
> > Yes, I agree with you that not all are sharing family information...but
> > as you say for the most part I have found a lot of those who do...As for
> > not subscribing for another year after two years of nothing, I would
> > have done the same...My Countryman Family who was writing a Book, for
> > publication, on the family shared everything with me and even made a
> > special trip to the cemetery to take pictures of a great great
> > grandfather's grave that was not connected to his line...
> > He even gave me credit in his book on my line of the family, which
> > wasn't as much as he gave me...
> > But I have been unable to secure additional information on my other two
> > lines...I have not as yet joined the UELA but have corresponded with a
> > couple of Genealogists from two different branches...(I live in Oregon)
> > My ancestors were in Edwardsburgh, Ontario, but current relatives live
> > near Toranto and have filed with the UELA...
> > So I fully agree with you in the fact that there are those who, to me at
> > least, are not truly family oriented genealogists...Maybe they want to
> > be paid for what the work have done...oh well...LINDA
> > ______________________________
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