Monthly Archives: May 2018

New Direction …

OK, even I am tired of the We’re Related endless start, stop, restart, and trying to figure out what bad trees they are basing their predictions of relationship upon.  The final straw was today’s notice the Ron Howard was my … Continue reading

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Gloria Steinem – WOW!

Gloria Steinem is reported as my 8th cousin, twice removed, through our MRCA, Johannes Steinbach (1618-1681).   Yet, each of our next generation is defined as Johann Jacob Steinbach (1640-1727) and Johannes Steinbach (1640-1727).  Now unless these two were twin brothers … Continue reading

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Henry Ford – can I get a Mustang wholesale?

So, Henry Ford is my 6th cousin, 5 times removed?  Report # 427 even has our MRCA being Deacon William Ford (1604-1676), the 4 times great grandfather of my 4 times great grandmother, Esther Clark, and the furthest documented ancestor … Continue reading

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Cole Porter .. ♪ ♫

Report # 426 has Cole Porter as my 8th cousin, twice removed, through our MRCA, Mary Levett [married to Elder John White (1600-1713), the 3 times great grandparents of Esther Clark, my 4 times great grandmother and the furthest documented … Continue reading

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