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by mardler
December 1st, 2017, 6:25 am
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOUSEs - November 2017
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Views: 432

Going round the HOUSEs - November 2017

Hello everyone. We had an avalanche of new data this month, adding 1,250 people to the database. We finished the month with over 127,280 people in reconstructed families and we still have a large pipeline to work through. An admission: I'm afraid that I have been falling a little behind in my corres...
by mardler
November 1st, 2017, 2:55 am
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWSes - October 2017
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Views: 387

Going round the HOWSes - October 2017

Hello everyone. This month we added over 850 people to our database, finishing at just over 126,000 people. We also passed a few other milestones this month: - of the 23,900 marriages in England and Wales between 1837 and 1950 (our basic checklist for our progress) we now know the identity of both p...
by mardler
October 1st, 2017, 11:28 pm
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWZEs - September 2017
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Views: 424

Going round the HOWZEs - September 2017

Happy new month, folks. I'm amazed that three-quarters of the year have passed already. The big news this month is that we added over a thousand new people to our database and now have over 125,000 people in our database. Thanks are due to everyone who has helped with, particularly my cousin Ian How...
by mardler
September 2nd, 2017, 9:14 pm
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWSEs - August 2017
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Views: 355

Re: Going round the HOWSEs - August 2017

I should add that the puzzle was sent by email and involved finding the record for Frank Howes, tailor of Sydney, Australia in 1899.
Paul
by mardler
September 1st, 2017, 1:09 am
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWSEs - August 2017
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Views: 355

Going round the HOWSEs - August 2017

Hello everyone. Although I have spent a clear majority of days in August sailing on my beloved Norfolk Broads, the team has been busy on your behalf. Very quick update again this month: we added almost 800 people this month, taking us just over 124,000 people in total. "America's handsomest man" Che...
by mardler
August 4th, 2017, 11:38 am
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWESes - July 2017 - late issue
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Going round the HOWESes - July 2017 - late issue

Hello folks. You may have wondered why our monthly newsletter was delayed this month. My laptop has been out of order for over a week, spending a few days in laptop hospital. It came back to me last evening minus half its brain which I will have to replace. Crossing my fingers as I say this, but all...
by mardler
July 1st, 2017, 12:11 am
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOUSEs - June 2017
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Views: 457

Going round the HOUSEs - June 2017

Hello everyone. Half the year gone, already! Amazing. At HowesFamilies.com we are in mid-summer mode and outside activities like sailing and gardening are playing their usual havoc with our efforts to keep up with adding records to our database! This month we added just 600 new people, although we h...
by mardler
May 31st, 2017, 9:49 pm
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWSes - May 2017
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Views: 448

Going round the HOWSes - May 2017

Hello folks. We added another 800 people this month to finish just shy of 122,000. Free DNA test? Do you have Oxfordshire ancestry? We have Howes, Howse and House families from Oxfordshire in our database. Earlier this month, I saw the following note from the Oxfordshire Family History Society. "Oxf...
by mardler
May 1st, 2017, 6:22 am
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWZEs - April 2017
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Going round the HOWZEs - April 2017

Hello everyone. Hope your month has been fun. Mine has! It started at the annual conference of the Guild of One-Name Studies in England, where I was re-elected chairman for a third (and final) year. when you think how nutty you have to be to do serious genealogy and then square it, you begin to have...
by mardler
March 30th, 2017, 9:09 pm
Forum: Site Newsletters 2017
Topic: Going round the HOWSEs - March 2017
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Views: 450

Going round the HOWSEs - March 2017

Hello everyone. March was a momentous month for us as we passed 120,000 people in our database, almost all of them in reconstructed trees, having added close to 2,000 people during the month. Most of the 2,000 were from a large House family from Virginia in the US most of which migrated West to Ohio...