1313RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Catherine Clingen, William Ridge and Fanny Thomas
- Mar 29, 2011
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.
Researching GREENTREE, SKOTTOWE on St. Helena
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
> Frank F Craig
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