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1947 Partition Archive

By |2019-06-18T11:12:35-07:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: General Discusson|Tags: |

1947 Partition Archives

Next week I complete my 2-month (30 hours per week) internship at The 1947 Partition Archives in Berkeley, Ca. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the archive, preserving the stories of firsthand witnesses to the upheaval caused by Partition. In August 1947, British India was divided to […]

The Apple Tree – A Genealogy Parable

By |2019-06-18T10:58:30-07:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: General Discusson|Tags: |

Walking with my husband one evening, we noticed that our neighbors had planted a new tree in their yard. We stopped to admire the trellis and pinned branches. I thought from the leaf shape that it may be an apple tree.  I could have continued our walk, but curiosity said […]

Why Six Generations?

By |2019-06-18T10:45:35-07:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: General Discusson|Tags: , , , |

When I discovered my son’s biological paternal line connected to Mayflower passengers Francis Cooke and Samuel Warren, I was thrilled and overwhelmed at the same time. I was happy to have made the connection to a seminal historic event while also thinking this was an awful lot of people to […]