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Re: [Fwd: Family tree of the Earls of Caithness and the Lords Sinclair]
Yes, I am doing the exact same thing. I have entered both my father's (Sinclair) and
my mother's families (my great aunt was a genealogist involved with the Mayflower
Society) into my database. I have been quite lucky on all sides, provided with far
more info than I can digest. I think that as a result I have gained more and more
interest in the history of it all. My database contains 1400+ people and is growing
all the time. I have added bios when ever possible. It would be amazing one day to
have one giant database, but I fear the genealogists would not be so happy.
Lena A L wrote:
> Let's hope it works this time....
> Subject: Re: Family tree of the Earls of Caithness and the Lords Sinclair
> Date: Sat, 19 Jun 1999 16:36:39 +0200
> From: Lena A L <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> References: <00a201beb9a0$01937720$0851883e@iansincl> <376A825D.56DD2A84@algonet.se>
> I believe that most of us would be very interested in family trees on
> Sinclairs wherever they may have lived - France, Wales, England, Sweden,
> US .........
> Apparently there are some charts made out by hand and that's lovely but
> I wonder in times of cyberspace, hackers and crackers are there not any
> Sinclair databases?
> Personally I use Family Tree Maker and my base consists of 2 300 persons
> from Harald (the one with the hair, I don't know what he is called in
> English) 860-940 up to myself.
> When collecting information to add in my base I have not yet had the
> time to double check the data but lets say 75 % is accurate. That is not
> a bad figure as long as one does not claim the info to be facts. I
> continuously work on the base, collecting more info and checking info
> out to - in the end - produce a as correct as possible database. Is
> there anyone out there doing the same? Or is it already done? I would
> just love a database with 250 000 Sinclairs now living and their
> millions and millions of ancestors.
> Regards Lena
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