Cousin Connections-Neal Family, Georgia to Ohio

I found another cousin today! I can’t say enough about my distant family and the help they have provided to link our family trees. I have a profile coming up about my cousin Robert Lee Neal, and I was able to find out so much information from his nephew on Ancestry. Today I decided to review our correspondence for any possible clues I missed. There were quite a few, actually, that rekindled my curiosity for this line that relocated to Ohio from Georgia. There were two females and I did not know if they had married, and what their new surnames would be. Looking more carefully I realized he had provided one of the surnames that I thought was a first name. After making this correction I was lucky enough to find that the husband had a very unusual first name (love it when that happens), and had a son named after him. A quick check on Facebook and BAM!!! Two new third cousin connections!! I plan on doing a post later on how I make connections to living descendants using Facebook and other resources.

6 thoughts on “Cousin Connections-Neal Family, Georgia to Ohio

    1. RootsGenie

      Thanks for visiting True! I try to repay my genealogical connections everyday and I’m hoping the blog will make it happen more often.

    1. RootsGenie

      Thanks Amy! I will post an update soon with specific steps to trace them. It has become a lot harder since Facebook changed notifications to people who are not already on your Friends list, but I keep trying.

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