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About The Conrad-Thunstedt Family
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Welcome to our family tree.  The site is home-paged based on our common relative,  Milo William Conrad (Christen's brother's son, and John's daughter's son)  Enjoy your  visit.  If you wish to contribute information (text or photos), please email us  individually or through the email link on this page.  Please note that all dates are  only reasonably accurate due to the variety and quality of data sources.

The following is an excerpt taken from a movie called "Thunderdome".  It offers some  thoughts about why this work is important to us:


In the last scene, Savannah is doing "the tell" in the broken English of her tribe,  to what has now become a village full of people who have gathered to live in the  ruins of the city. Her words begin while we are still looking at the city from the  air, and feeling the sense of awe and loss that she and the others in the plane feel  as they see it. Then, as we continue to hear her words, we see the village full of  people sitting on the floor in the shell of one of the city's ruined buildings,  listening to her recite the tell, as she cradles a baby in her lap. Some of the  words she uses are similar to the words she used in the earlier tell at the oasis,  but now she is more mature and she has the story right:

"This you knows: the years travel fast and time after time I done the tell. But this  ain't one body's tell; it's the tell of us all, and you've got to listen it and (re) member, cause what you hears today you gotta tell the newborn tomorrow.

"I's lookin behind us now, into history back. I sees those of us that got the luck  and started the haul for home and I members how it led us here and how we was  heartbroke cause we seen what they once was.

"One look and we knew'd we'd got it straight. Those what had gone before had the  knowin and the doin and things beyond our reckonin, even beyond our dreamin.

"Time counts and keeps countin and we knows now, findin the trick of what's been and  lost ain't no easy ride. But that's our track. We gotta travel it and there ain't  nobody knows wheres it's gonna lead.

"Still, in all, every night we does the tell so that we member who we was and where  we came from.

"But most of all we members the man who finded us, him that came the salvage, and we  lights the city not just for him but for all of 'em that are still out there, cause  we knows there'll come a night when they sees the distant light and they'll be comin  home."



Christen and John

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Getting Around
There are several ways to browse the family tree. The Tree View graphically shows the relationship of selected person to their kin. The Family View shows the person you have selected in the center, with his/her photo on the left and notes on the right. Above are the father and mother and below are the children. The Ancestor Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph above and children below. On the right are the parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. The Descendant Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph and parents below. On the right are the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Do you know who your second cousins are? Try the Kinship Relationships Tool. Your site can generate various Reports for each name in your family tree. You can select a name from the list on the top-right menu bar.

In addition to the charts and reports you have Photo Albums, the Events list and the Relationships tool. Family photographs are organized in the Photo Index. Each Album's photographs are accompanied by a caption. To enlarge a photograph just click on it. Keep up with the family birthdays and anniversaries in the Events list. Birthdays and Anniversaries of living persons are listed by month. Want to know how you are related to anybody ? Check out the Relationships tool.

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