My E-mail Address
Thank you, all my correspondents, for not
adding this address to any newsletter lists, or posting
it on message boards.
I have limited time
I'm the only "employee" here at Fabulous Pedigree,
and I'm a part-time unpaid employee at that!
It's a pleasure to incorporate input from Dim,
who spends much time constructing detailed pedigrees
from his sources, by hand.
Some input is more difficult to work with.
I will probably just start ignoring the Pdf and Jpeg attachments
I get by e-mail.
Yes, I realize this may be the original and "best" form of data;
but frankly I have trouble keeping up with just the data I find myself,
or others send me, which is presented in an easier-to-use format.
Before Mailing Me
I can answer a few of the most common questions right now, and save
you the bother of e-mailing.
Perhaps the most common question I get is the first one in the
It does not have an easy answer, but the only answer I can give is shown
- When a page states something like Lady Diana's 11-Great Grandmother,
you may wonder about the details of that descent.
The descent is always shown at the website, but unfortunately
you may have to click link by link to see the details.
(If the page shows only one child, then that child would be the
10-Great Grandparent, and so on.
With more than one child, click on each to see which one
is the 10-Great Grandparent.
Sometimes there will be a list of Great-Grandchildren at the
bottom of the page; clicking on them is a way to save time.)
- The list of children on any pedigree page is not
complete: the only children shown are those
who are in my database.
(That is, I show children
who are ancestors of myself or Winston Churchill or European royals.
Occasionally, children not in my database are shown (in a darker
color with no clickable link) but even on those pages I usually make
no effort to make the list of children complete.)
- All the information I have is already on display on the site.
- My data is not in GedCom format and cannot be converted.
A good place to get GedComs is
The Rootsweb WorldConnect site.
- Yes, I know the ancient mythical lines are ... mythical!
I know many of the dates in the prehistoric Irish genealogies
don't make sense.
If you want to study these legends, just use my site as a sort
of index, and research using more thorough references.
- I'm very grateful when people send me new information,
but cannot respond to offers to ``trade information'' --
All my data is already on the site for public display.
- If my data is very puzzling, I don't mind trying to answer a
question about source, but in most cases my sources are uninteresting
third-hand Internet sites.
Usually a few minutes spent doing Google searches will provide
you with more information than I can give.