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Created By:Katherine
I found that old deeds can hold information that is valuable.  In Vermont, a deed stated that 'the grantee was the son of the grantor' .   This was valuable to me as I could not locate a birth or death record for my ancestor.  I only knew that he was my gg grandfather.   Now I have searched back to 1668.
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Created By:J. Markgren

      This month's question deals with any black sheep in our family history. I think that the story in my family history is hilarious. Way back one of my male Swedish ancestors married a Norwegian woman.

                               Thanks,     Russ Markgren 

 



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