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tips on researching my family tree

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Hi, i'm trying to trace my family tree. My grandfather was Christopher Elliott his wife was Margaret ( i don't know her maiden name). My other grandfather was George Pym Lumsden and his wife was Mary Almond.

Does anyone have any suggestion's as all site's you go on they ask for payment.

Thanks Natalie123

by Natalie123 Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2008-08-24 12:45:10

Natalie123 has been a Family Tree Circles member since Aug 2008. is researching the following names: ELLIOTT.

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by Ajax on 2008-09-15 14:34:46

Natalie123, have you tried the LDS web site?
They don't charge & have a large library of names.
Try this; www.familysearch.org
Or you can try; genealogy.com. Good Luck. Ajax

by Natalie123 on 2008-09-16 07:19:42

Thanks Ajax i will give these a try.
Natalie123

by Ajax on 2008-09-16 12:29:17

Natalie123, My Family Tree has a branch named
Elliot from my mother's side. They're originally
from the state of Vermont. Do you think there
might be a connection?

by Natalie123 on 2008-09-16 13:15:25

Hi Ajax i really don't know, just about all my family is from Newcastle Upon Tyne (at least the one's i know about). My Grandmother's family are originally from Ireland, i found out her maiden name Mcguinness, but my maiden name Elliott end's in 2 T's not one, i don't know if this help's you.
I did try those site's you suggested but most of them are for US and not UK.
Thanks Natalie

by Ajax on 2008-09-16 14:01:03

OK Natalie123,try these;
GenForum-Home, page should come up & say US States
then under that it will say countries. Click on
countries. If that don't work, try this;
GenForum.genealogy.com/countries/

by Natalie123 on 2008-09-16 14:36:36

Thanks Ajax, will try.

by allycat on 2008-09-16 15:38:31

Join up as a new member of RootsChat, free genealogy site, chat room, family history, local history, uk census lookups 1841-1901, free bdm lookup, England, Ireland, Wales, Emigrants to United states childboards, etc.

Tip try looking for your great grandparents records.

Editor.

by Natalie123 on 2008-09-17 06:58:57

Thanks allycat i will join up at rootschat and see what happen's.
It's frustrating isan't it, this family research.

by Ajax on 2008-09-17 09:06:50

Natalie123, just for the record, my " Elliott "
family starts with George Elliott, born in the state
of Vermont,USA. He married Mary Blake, born in the state of Ct.? They had a son named Edwin Cyrus
Elliott in 1845. I have more info from Edwin to the
present, but I don't have information from George
back to Europe. " My Elliott's " have always been
considered as Irish, so we might be cousins from
way back.

by Natalie123 on 2008-09-17 09:47:49

Hi Ajax, we could be you never know.

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