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1313RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Catherine Clingen, William Ridge and Fanny Thomas

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  • Marian Press
    Mar 29, 2011
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      To get some good (early) histories of St. Helena, try the Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org/) and choose the link to Texts. If you put St Helena in the search box you will be able to read and download full-text, out-of-copyright books.


      Marian Press

      Researching GREENTREE, SKOTTOWE on St. Helena



      From: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com [mailto:st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ajb500
      Sent: March 29, 2011 10:22 AM
      To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Catherine Clingen, William Ridge and Fanny Thomas



      Hi Frank,
      That's another interesting message. I look forward to receiving your Family Tree Maker chart. I must try to obtain a good book on the history of St. Helena so that I can learn more about life on the island in the first half of the nineteenth century.

      --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com, Frank Craig <frankfcraig@...> wrote:
      > Hi Andrew,
      > Yes, I have dug into that area. Fanny was likely of Asian origin. The slaves on
      > the island were either African, Indian or from Madagascar ( a hotch-potch of
      > Africans, Asians and Indians, sailors and traders. I can say that she is likely
      > Indian/East Asian (and not African) as I had a DNA genealogy blood test done and
      > I was 85% European and 15% East Asian with 0% African.
      > I have included all of this in the FamilyTreeMaker chart which I will print off
      > and post today.
      > Regards
      > Frank F Craig

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