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Private Client Work

Private Client Work-Good and Bad   For many years, the only kind of genealogical work I wanted to do was private client work. That’s where I’m hired by an individual to research a specific question they haveĀ about their family history, … Continue reading

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When you discover something big!

About 4 years ago I made an amazing discovery. I was researching my husband’s family tree and I found out that he was descended from “the” branch of Clanranald that is currently holding the Chieftainship. That, on his paternal side, … Continue reading

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Hugh Macdonald IV of Boisdale

  So here we go. Hugh Macdonald IV of Boisdale was born on South Uist, in Scotland on February 2nd, 1785. His father was Alexander Macdonald III of Boisdale and his mother was Marion Maclean of Coll. His parents had … Continue reading

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Why I became a genealogist

Alexander MacDonald III of Boisdale 1760-1818, my husband’s great, great, great, great grandfather. I married in 1984 and about 3 months prior to my wedding I asked my aunt to provide me with my family tree on my side of … Continue reading

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