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The Daily Genealogist: The Great Famine

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Lynn Betlock
Editor

Last week’s survey asked what natural disasters significantly affected your ancestors’ lives. 2,909 people answered this survey. The results are: 28%, Blizzard 

14%, Drought 
9%, Earthquake 
17%, Fire 
18%, Flood 
21%, Hurricane 
9%, Tornado 
<1%, Tsunami
2%, Volcanic Eruption 
8%, Other 
39%, I am not aware of a natural disaster significantly affecting my ancestors.

This week’s survey asks if your ancestors emigrated from Ireland due to the Great Famine (1845–1852). Take the survey now!


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