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Old 09-20-2007, 08:16 AM   #21
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how does Ancestry.com work anyway? - the only thing it did was ask me for my name and then it told me to fill out my mother and father's names. It didn't tell me anything about who I'm related to.

btw - I found out many years ago that I'm distantly related to Barbra Streisand - that stands to reason since we both have the same voice......

heehee.
It didn't? Maybe it was because I already had a list of ancestors to put in. It works for me. It's a really good program, actually.
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Old 09-20-2007, 11:03 AM   #22
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You're related to Bush? Oh, no!
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Old 09-20-2007, 11:32 AM   #23
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I use Ancestry.com.
Thanks, gonna check it out.

And all anti-Bush joking aside it is actually pretty cool to be related to a President...even if it is Bush. But I guess you're related to Bush I also, that's better than Dubya.
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Old 09-20-2007, 12:09 PM   #24
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The ancestry program I use has a "famous relatives" feature. I just found out I'm distantly related to George Bush. Disgusting! Ugh!
where did you get that program from?
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uh...sorry never mind to the ^^^^ i see that now! lol thanks!
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How do you get to the "famous relatives"feature on the ancestry.com site? I keep on reading about it, but can't seem to get to the link.
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Old 09-20-2007, 12:49 PM   #27
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On my maternal grandmother's side:

Ralph Waldo Emerson
President James Garfield
Queen Elizabeth
Bette Davis
Amelia Earhart
Richard Nixon
D.H. Lawrence
Lucille Ball
Gore Vidal
Helen Keller
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where did you get that program from?
I Googled it. I didn't get it from anywhere.
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Old 09-21-2007, 08:00 AM   #29
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How do you get to the "famous relatives"feature on the ancestry.com site? I keep on reading about it, but can't seem to get to the link.
It's on the page with your ancestor. It doesn't always work.
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I'm also related to Isaac Newton.
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Anyone with an old New England lineage is going to be related to a whole bunch of old famous founders, presidents, writers, etc. And to eachother. Hey cousins.
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Hell, at least you're related to someone famous. I can't think of too many people of note from the Isle of Man, let alone those ascended from me.
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