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From: "John Slaughter" <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] NEGHS
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 17:35:27 -0800
NEHGS is light on anything that is out of the New England area. There may
be close ties to other areas, such as Nova Scotia, but it could so easily
get out of hand for them if they tried to get other areas just because they
are just over the next hill.
In loving memory of our son, Brennan. 11/10/88-5/31/01.
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>Subject: Re: [GM-L] NEGHS
>Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 15:23:40 EST
>I checked out the NEGHS site this weekend and was happy to have the
>opportunity to check out this normally fee-based site. Thanks to the
>I must also report that 3 of the 4 surnames I was hoping to find didn't
>up in the search at all, and the fourth uncovered people from 150 years
>previous to mine (who were 19th century immigrants, so obviously not
>I suspect that my results were bad because my surnames are all French
>Can anyone confirm or refute my suspicion that the NEGHS is simply light on
>French Canadian records?
>Can anyone suggest New England based genealogy groups that specialize in
>French Canadian immigrants from the 19th century? There are many in the
>records, but it's hard to find them elsewhere.
>Matt in N. California
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