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Arrrgh — Captain Cook, 6C6R

In a recent notification, coincident with Talk Like A Pirate Day, I was notified that Captain James Cook was my sixth cousin, six times removed.  My lineage report, like the one yesterday for Cousin Kiefer, explodes the Botsford – Prindle … Continue reading

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Rogers Hornsby – out of the park, home run!

Rogers Hornsby, as my sixth cousin, three times removed, looks to be on one of the best documented of my lines right up to our MRCA, my 8th great grandfather, Samuel Camp (1645-1763).  Rogers’ is also a clean lineage as … Continue reading

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Henry Cavendish – 4th cousin, 8 times removed and full of hot air?

  Henry Cavendish, discoverer of Hydrogen, was reported to be my 4th cousin, 8 times removed, through our MRCA, Temperance Bray (1580-1619).  This follows my Lee – Stevens line though to my last documented member on that line, my 9th … Continue reading

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Chuck Jones – an animated relation?

Chuck Jones as my 9th cousin — when I was a kid I could have really been impressed!  The lineage provided by We’re Related is surprising – No PRIVATE entries on either of our lines.  Our MRCA, Lydia Leland (1640-1700) … Continue reading

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Easter Greetings – 1910

Easter Greetings.  Post marked Redford, Mich.  Mar 23, 1910.  Addressed to Mr. Lee Weaver, C.B.C Ypsilanti, Mich. “Dear Cousin Lee, How are you.  I am well and so are all. When ate you going on the boat?  Stella [Estelle Wright] … Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday – 1912

A Happy Birthday.  A Birthday of happiness Radiant with Hope’s rosy light And any another to follow. As years take their flight.   587. No post mark.  Addressed to Mr. Lee G. Weaver, 94 Tireman Ave., Detroit, Michigan. [the horseshoe … Continue reading

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Best Wishes – 1909

Best Wishes. No post mark.  No addressee. “Ypsilanti 1/11 ’09.   Dear Friend: — Well the school that I attended in Detroit went broke, so I am up here trying to make out.   This is a fine little town. … Continue reading

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