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About The Madgwick Family
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I started researching my family tree after the death of my last Grandmother Flora Bessie Selina
Madgwick (Moore) in November 2001.. I was curious to find out who Flora's parents were....From 
then on my tree has grown..I have been in contact with a few distant relatives I have found during 
my research...I have over 19, 000 relatives todate..I shall be adding more 
relatives on here weekly...
Please feel free to contact me for access to my tree...

We are the chosen. My feeling is that in each family there is one who seems called to find the 
ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again. To tell the family story and to 
feel that somehow those who went before know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold 
gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the 
storytellers of the tribe. All tribes have one. We have been called as if it were in our genes. 
Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our story. So, we do. 
In finding them, we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I stood before now and cried? I 
have lost count. How many times have I told my ancestors, "You have a wonderful family; you would 
be proud of us."? How many times have I walked up to a grave and felt somehow there was love there 
for me? I cannot say. 
It goes beyond just documenting the facts. It goes to who I am, and why I do the things I do. It 
goes to seeing a cemetery about to be lost forever to weeds and indifference, and saying I can't 
let this happen. The bones here are bones of my bone and flesh of my flesh. It goes to doing 
something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able to accomplish. How they 
contributed to what we are today. It goes to respecting their hardships and losses, their never 
giving in or giving up, their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family. It goes to 
deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a nation. It goes to a deep and immense 
understanding that they were doing it for us, that we might be born who we are, that we might 
remember them. So we do. 
With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence, because we are them and they are 
us. I tell the story of my family. It is up to that one called in the next generation, to answer 
the call and take their place in the long line of family storytellers. That is why I do my family 
genealogy, and that is what call those, young and old, to step up and put flesh on the bones
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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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