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Re: Earls of Caithness
I appreciate greatly the chart that you have provided on your site. As a matter
of fact I appreciate your whole site. I do however find interest in something
more. I am curious about the path of the title and how it got from family to
family. Your diagram does not bring to the attention of the viewer that, for
instance one Earl might have been the grandfather of the next and so on. On
several occasions the title passed to a very very distant cousin. I just
thought that having a map of the actual title rather than just one family would
benefit many in their searches. This title went through so many different
families, in fact that virtually all of us are probably touched by it in some
John S. Quarterman wrote:
> >Would it be possible to post the path of the Earldom on your site.
> As I've mentioned, what I have has been in the web pages since November 1997.
> Select the small chart in the middle of the front page,
> That will lead you to
> Then select one of the small images to see a piece of the chart.
> >We could all add to it, and possibly include some biographical data.
> > What do you think?
> I think it's a fine idea. If people send material, I can put it in
> the web pages.
> Beyond what is already in the above web pages, I have little to add,
> since what is in there is from information that Pete Cummings provided
> and that I typed in to make GEDCOM (with some details from the Pohl
> book) and then used to draw charts. I've now added to the web page a
> text version of what's in those charts. I don't have any further
> If somebody has better GEDCOM I can draw more charts from it.
> As mentioned, I will put material people send into web pages.
> Details about particular people will drop right into the existing
> series of people web pages; some of them are already there.
> Someone else needs to take on the core work on this project
> of collecting the data, getting it into GEDCOM, etc.
> Perhaps Brad has found a Clan Sinclair U.S.A. genealogist.
> If not, maybe you want to take on this project.
> Given that Niven has said he has done most of the research already,
> this task may not be all that hard. Who will take it on?
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