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Old 09-27-2010, 11:22 PM   #1
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Every kid wants to know if someone Famous is in their lineage. My Family can be traced back, thanks to my father too many characters in English History. Lord Byron and Col. John Henry Patterson are two. Are there any ghosts in your family?


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Old 09-27-2010, 11:26 PM   #2
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I am related to Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin and Benedict Arnold.

Perhaps that explains why I like Led Zeppelin and Eggs Benedict so much.


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My Great-great...something Grandfather's brother James, was the original surveyor of the Erie Canal.
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Arthur Middleton. Signer of the Declaration of Independence
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OK OK! I'm related to Gumby Dag-Nabbit!
Kids asking about Family History - The Club House
So nooooolw you know
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I've got a couple of Uncles back in Brooklyn that were Jimmy Hoffa's travel guides.
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I've got a couple of Uncles back in Brooklyn that were Jimmy Hoffa's travel guides.
I may know them! Is one Franky Pogali?
I'm a NY boy from way back.
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I'm related to this guy. He was my grandfathers, Olander Dollmann, uncle.

Friedrich Dollmann - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

There is more to the total story than Wikipedia knows.
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Just one so far

Homer Van Meter John Dillingers right hand man.
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I would rather not say- the Statute of Limitations is still open on some things.....


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