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  • 17 June, 2009 at 06:03 #531
    Anonymous

    It is not clear to me to what extent this is a "one name" site (variants of Mosley)
    I have none such on my tree but a few hundred other families.

    If I only knew how to do it, I'd like to see a list of the names you most want to hear more about

    Here is a list of Families I have managed to extract from my info using Legacy (like pulling teeth with no anaesthetic):-
    Free
    Bouch
    Cooper
    Newby
    Say
    Marshall
    Sanderson
    Anderson
    Henry
    Manning
    Gascoigne
    Gilbert
    King
    Brodie
    Scott

    These are all UK families
    Computers do strange things but I suspect that inclusion in this list means "I have descendents of people thus named".
    The reason it is not ordered alphabetically is it is in the order "number of descendants of this person". So, presumably, in the case of women their children do not have the same name their mothers were born with.

    17 June, 2009 at 16:56 #643
    Martin
    Keymaster

    Hi mrwhy,
    Welcome to our site, and we hope to see more of you.
    This is by no means a one name site.
    You will find many hundreds of family names here, and the number is growing constantly.
    If you search the database here for any of your names, you will quickly find whether they are already here or not.
    I'll try and check myself over the next day or so.
    Regards

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