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From: "Aaron Orr" <>
Subject: Re: Lurkers and Famous Ancestors
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 1998 21:51:09 -0500
All lists should thank their stars for "lurkers" - how else would the word
of the existence of a list spread.
Don't worry about nnot being edified - what you wrote here was interesting,
challenging, exciting and entertaining. Can't ask for much more in a
> Subject: Lurkers and Famous Ancestors
> Date: January 30, 1998 8:20 PM
> I am one of those <"lurkers" that we seldom hear from>.
> Some of us "lurk", as it were, because we know we are not edified enough,
> otherwise unable to contribute significantly to the history, information,
> humor that goes on here.
> I enjoy the lively give and take of this list. I have gleaned a
> amount of knowledge in a very short period of time. I have also laughed
> gluteus maximus off on more than one occasion.
> A famous relative contribution from a Lurker...
> On my mother's side, I go back to Sir Edward Davis (1300's England-boo,
> Whoever the H _ _ _ he is, we've yet to figure out.), bouncing passed
> American cousins William Tecumseh Sherman and Aaron Burr. The Burrs were
> among the first colonists to arrive in Massachusettes (1630), hot on the
> those on the Mayflower. I could submit my "pedigree" and become a
> Ma Ma"! <very big silly grin> That and a buck would get me a cup of
> now wouldn't it?
> Sharon in MO USA