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Old 03-11-2017, 09:20 AM
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I saw "Who Do You Think You Are?" with actress Courtney Cox-- her mother's family turned out to be descendants of English royalty!
So you just never know...
That's nothing....Matthew Pinsent, the Olympic rower, turned out to be related to God.

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With regard to H.H. Holmes, I highly recommend "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson. Two great stories combined -- how the Chicago Worlds Fair came about and of course the extremely bizarre Holmes.

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Ugh! Of course, Holmes was really a Mudgett, I think. Not a great name to turn up in one's family tree..

I saw "Who Do You Think You Are?" with actress Courtney Cox-- her mother's family turned out to be descendants of English royalty!
So you just never know...
Yep Mudgett.

I'm probably descended from the Royal family too. Also a Convict or two.
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Yep Mudgett.

I'm probably descended from the Royal family too. Also a Convict or two.
I'm descended from Charlemagne. Also a lot of ordinary farmers.
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