Account of descent from ancestor by enumeration of
intermediate persons, pedigree; investigation of
pedigrees; plant's or animal's line of development from
earlier forms. From the Greek genea - race.
The branches of my family
tree spread to many parts of the country. My
ancestors were employed in a diverse range of occupations.
The story of how the members of each generation met their
partners and what their lives were like can only be
surmised. Contemporary documents can give some clues but
the daily life of each person will remain a mystery.