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From: "Judy DeGennaro" <>
Subject: Re: History Channel ancestry.com
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2002 18:05:53 -0700
I also enjoyed the show! But, I feel the same way Sue does. Everything
was done for him.....I guess it would still be exciting to find an ancestor
but not as exciting as when you've done all the work yourself. I have a
couple of brickwalls right now that I wish I could afford a professional to
search, it is getting frustrating! But I will have double the excitement
when I finally tear those darn bricks down, even if they fall on my head!
Judy in California
Searching AUSTIN, BIRDSALL, CASE, EAKIN, FRAZELL, HAVENS, LEIM, MERRIFIELD,
MCCLENNON, ROCHELLE, SIMINGTON, STRICKLAND, VANGELDER/VANGALDER
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue Thompson" <>
Sent: Monday, April 08, 2002 2:43 PM
Subject: RE: History Channel ancestry.com
> My husband taped the show for me so I watched it last night.
> I was feeling the same way about Alec Baldwin. As I was watching it I
> thinking, but he did NONE of the research himself!!!!!! What FUN it that?
> I understand that people DO hire professionals and I think it would be
> sometimes to have someone who knows more help lead me in the right
> direction, but I just don't want them to do all my research for me!
> Perhaps it has to do with the type of person I am ~ I LOVE libraries and I
> always LOVED doing research papers!
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 7:05 PM
> Subject: History Channel ancestry.com
> > What about doing what Alec Baldwin hireing his
> > work done like that. I feel it would be like having children and having
> > someone else raise them then getting back the finished product. It would
> > nice to be able to afford it but the fun would be gone. Glen Stevenson