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Know Your Groups

If you're lucky,  your family has never immigrated.  It happens. But since the discovery of the Americas, people have been migrating with increasing frequency. No matter where you live, if you are anything other than indigenous, you can be sure you will find immigrants in your past. People marry outside their traditional cultural and social sets… Continue reading Know Your Groups

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Death-It runs in the family

A curious thing about my ancestors--they're all dead.  It's the one thing they have in common. When they die, they get buried.  At least back in the day, that's what they did.  Today, cremation is a definite possibility, and it's getting more common.  Especially in Europe where they are running out of room for all… Continue reading Death-It runs in the family