Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

5/3/2007

Herhold: S.J., English families find common thread

From the stories her great-aunt told her, Linda Tully of San Jose always assumed that her English cousins died in the bombing “blitz” during World War II. Jenny Murray of Gloucestershire, England, had been told that her cousins in the new world perished during an earthquake in Mexico.

For more than a century, the two branches of the family had lost touch. The sepia-toned postcards of the railroad near Veracruz stopped going to England. Family misconceptions about disasters flourished like cobwebs in a deserted house. for more click here

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