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George Bernard Shaw
This family tree began as an examination of my own genealogical origins. It has become a table encompassing almost 5,000 people connected through blood or marriage.
Cousins live in a number of countries, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, the
Netherlands, Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, France and Germany. Places
of birth include such interesting locales as Hawaii, Zimbabwe, Jordan, Texas, the
Czech Republic, Chile and Easter Island. We walk all paths in life. We occupy high,
low and middle rungs on the socio-
My Hunt ancestors lived for centuries as villagers in and around East Hendred, Oxfordshire
in the heart of Saxon England. Click on East Hendred and the Hunt Family to read
the full story. Does the Hunt family really have a link to George Washington? Read
all about it. Click on The Martha Washington Connection. Another family line, the
Carters, stems from the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire horse-
My mother was a member of the Fludgate family. This family appears to have origins in the 13th century England where a putative ancestor earned his unusual surname from operating a flood gate on the Thames. So why do some members claim Irish ancestry? For the full story click on: A Tale of Two Cities: The Fludgate family of London and Dublin.
I owe great debts to Dave Fleming of Dublin and the former Diana Ward-
The Roman Catholic church of St. Mary in East Hendred. This church dates only from
1865, post emancipation in England. But Catholicism in East Hendred is strongly rooted.
The area was a hotbed for generations of so-
This material created and maintained by Bernard Hunt. Updated Oct. 3, 2013
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