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Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors
Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors

Among the generations of fine ancestors Dennis Ayers discovered while climbing through the branches of his family tree are a "witch" and an "Indian-slayer." Then there's the 11th-century tale of the origin of his family name with William the Conqueror's British invasion force, and the coincidental 20th-century return of the family to a farm just four miles from ancestral land across the Patapsco River. And that's just in his father's father's line. With results like this, no wonder genealogy is the fastest growing hobby in the country, says Ayers, who lives in Ellicott City and is president of the Howard County Genealogical Society. ...

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