Monthly Archives: July 2013

Coakley – John Billington

Did you ever think that you could claim an ancestor who came over on the Mayflower? Well you can if you are on my Father’s side of the family. My 10th great grandfather, on my paternal grandmother’s side was John … Continue reading

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Making Sense of This Blog

Just a posting to let you know that I’ve made a small change to make this blog easier for my whole family to enjoy. I originally divided my family up into four categories based on my four immediate grandparents’ surnames. … Continue reading

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Stevens – Harry S. Truman

I appears that my new found cousin was correct, I am distantly related to Harry S Truman. You don’t have to go very far back to find Shipps in my family. My Grandfather Stevens’ mother was Minnie Blanch Shipp. That … Continue reading

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I recently submitted a saliva sample to for DNA testing. I got my results back and there was a small surprise. I found out that I am 91% British Isles, which I would have thought would be 100% and … Continue reading

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