Sunday Seven: Family

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Sunday Seven: Family
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Sun, 03-14-2010 - 8:27pm

1. Do you have any siblings?

2. Does your immediate family all live in the same state or are you scattered around the country?

3. Did you take vacations with extended family members when you were a child?

4. How many siblings does/did each of your parents have/had?

5. Do you know what your countries your ancestors originally came from?

6. Are you close to your SO's family?

7. How many siblings does your SO have?

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Registered: 10-12-2009
Sun, 03-14-2010 - 9:57pm

I like your set of questions but some of my answers will fall a little flat.


1) I have a really nice younger sister who's working very hard to make a life for herself and to get through

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Registered: 11-03-2008
Sun, 03-14-2010 - 10:39pm

1. Do you have any siblings?
I have one brother who is six years older. We are not close at all and in fact are pretty much estranged at this point.

2. Does your immediate family all live in the same state or are you scattered around the country?
I currently live with my brother in SC and my brother and SIL live in FL.

3. Did you take vacations with extended family members when you were a child?
Yes, my parents, brother and I used to spend a week at the beach every summer with an aunt, uncle and some cousins.

4. How many siblings does/did each of your parents have/had?
My mother had two brothers and my father had two brothers and two sisters.

5. Do you know what your countries your ancestors originally came from?
England, Germany and Wales on my father's side. Germany, France, Poland and Holland on my mother's side.

6. Are you close to your SO's family?
No, but that's because they live in MI. However, DH has told me that I could adopt them as my own family is coming apart at the seams.

7. How many siblings does your SO have?
DH has one brother who is six years younger.

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Sun, 03-14-2010 - 10:43pm

AAARGH! I hit the wrong button and lot my answer! AAAARGH!

1. Do you have any siblings? === two brothers, one ne year younger than I, the other seven years younger.

2. Does your immediate family all live in the same state or are you scattered around the country? === Youngest is in NJ. the older brother is in Arkansas. I am in Ohio

3. Did you take vacations with extended family members when you were a child? === the ONLY vacations we took when I was a child was as a family, two weeks every year with the grandparents.

4. How many siblings does/did each of your parents have/had? === Mother was youngest of four surviving siblings: she had one brother and two older sisters. Dad was an only child

5. Do you know what your countries your ancestors originally came from? === Maternal Grandmother was Scots-Irish but was pre-Revolutionary American (she was DAR so I KNOW that was true, even though I know nothing about that ancestor). Maternal Grandfather was Welsh, I THINK pre-Revolutionary American. Paternal Grandfather was English (we have a genealogy and I THINK he was pre-revolutionary). Paternal grandmother was first-generation American of Dutch parents.

6. Are you close to your SO's family? === with one of his brothers, the local one

7. How many siblings does your SO have? === three younger brothers



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Registered: 11-16-2001
Sun, 03-14-2010 - 11:27pm

Do you have any siblings? ~ Yes.


Does your immediate family all live in the same state or are you scattered around the country? ~ One lives 15 minutes away, another lives half a world away. A few years ago we all lived in different countries.


Did you take vacations with extended family members when you were a child? ~ No.


How many siblings does/did each of your parents have/had? ~ My father had a sister. My mother has 3 siblings plus 10 half-siblings.


Do you know what your countries your ancestors originally came from? ~ Mostly from here, though different ethnic groups. There are ancestors from Turkey and China, too.


Are you close to your SO's family? ~ I've stayed pretty close to my ex's mother.


How many siblings does your SO have? ~ He had 2 siblings.
















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Registered: 03-09-2001
Mon, 03-15-2010 - 12:13pm
1. Do you have any siblings?



No.



2. Does your immediate family all live in the same state or are you scattered around the country?



Our DD lives across the country but will move back as soon as school is over and she graduates. She can't wait, LOL! :D



3. Did you take vacations with extended family members when you were a child?



Yes.



4. How many siblings does/did each of your parents have/had?



They each had 7.



5. Do you know what your countries your ancestors originally came from?



Yes. Both sets of grandparents were immigrants. One set from Hungary and one set from Germany. They all came here in the late 1800s.



6. Are you close to your SO's family?



Yes.



7. How many siblings does your SO have?



Two.


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Tue, 03-16-2010 - 1:00pm

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Tue, 03-16-2010 - 8:03pm

1. Do you have any siblings? Yes, I have two sisters.



2. Does your immediate family all live in the same state or are you scattered around the country? We live in the same state, except my in-laws.



3. Did you take vacations with extended family members when you were a child? My grandmother came on vacation with us once after my grandfather died. Otherwise, no.



4. How many siblings does/did each of your parents have/had? They each had three sisters.



5. Do you know what your countries your ancestors originally came from? Yes.


6. Are you close to your SO's family? Yes.


7. How many siblings does your SO have? He has two sisters as well.



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Sat, 03-20-2010 - 10:49am

1. Do you have any siblings?

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