Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

17/9/2006

Discover Your Roots

Jill Groce always knew that her father’s family had a long history in America, but it wasn’t until she started researching her genealogy that she discovered exactly how far those roots stretched. Groce, a 62-year-old copy editor from Montgomery Village, traced her family tree back nearly four centuries; a 17th-century court transcript details one cousin’s appearance before a Maryland magistrate on charges that Groce says sounds suspiciously like cow tipping. (For the record, Groce also learned that she is the “fourth cousin, seven times removed” to George Washington.) for more click here

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