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Reconnecting Families

The Compton Family of Smith's Clove (Supplement 2)

Recently, I was informed by Ancestry.com that I have a "DNA connection" with the family tree of one the children of Mr. Paul F. Smith. When I looked at "Smith's Family Tree", I did not find a common ancestor, but I did notice that one his ancestors was named Abraham Compton. In the article, "Reconnecting with the Compton Family of Smith's Clove", I researched a family of Comptons that I also had a DNA connection to. Since I also had a DNA connection to this Abraham Compton, I thought the prospects that he might be of this family were high. So with that good news, I went searching for a connection. ... Continue Reading

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Reconnecting Families

The Compton Family of Smith's Clove

Recently, I was informed by Ancestry.com that I have a "DNA connection" with the family tree of Mr. Frank E. Compton. It had been awhile since I looked into my Compton ancestors, so this seemed like a good opportunity to revisit them and see if I could find a connection to Frank's tree. When I looked at our trees, I did not find a common ancestor, but I did notice that some of his ancestors lived in the same county as mine ... at the same time. So with that good news, I went searching for our elusive patriarch. ... Continue Reading

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