This site is, any will likely always be, a work in progress.
While much of the information here has been verified from multiple sources there is still more that needs better verification. Whatever you find here we encourage you to do your own verification before accepting the information as fact.
History, and genealogy is history at the root source, can teach us how to avoid the mistakes of the past as we move towards the future. An example of how we intereact with the world and the past is best expressed by the following:
"Man did not invent the web of life, he is mearly a strand. What he does to the web he does to himself". Attributed to Chief Seattle, Chief of the Suquamish Indians, 1854.
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