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Over the seas and far away: my relatives to America & Canada

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These are some very rough notes I’ve complied on my relatives who emigrated to America and Canada to help with my research and concentrate my thoughts. I’ve combined the two countries as some families seem to move across the border – several times in some cases. I’m sure there are more yet to be discovered so I’ll keep adding to this.  In addition to the list …

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Thomas Boots, Hannah Tree & their 15 children: a family on the move

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This is an account of one large family, 15 children and their parents, who all left Sussex at different times seeking a better life abroad. A search on Ancestry for Thomas Boots senior results in over 600 trees so this is a well researched family but I wanted to bring together their individual stories as part of my research into the emigration from the Kent / …

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