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#1 Alexandra

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Posted 28 April 2005 - 04:44 AM

Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can trace my Chan family. There are no old relatives and I am wondering how one finds records and clan homes.

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Posted 28 April 2005 - 06:25 AM

Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can trace my Chan family. There are no old relatives and I am wondering how one finds records and clan homes.

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I thought you said you were English? :g:

And Chan...could you post the character for it?

Also, read my post on your other topic about different dialects.

Cheers! :)
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Posted 28 April 2005 - 08:23 AM

Take note that Jiangmen (江门) is in Guangdong province and people there speaks cantonese.
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#4 Alexandra

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Posted 29 April 2005 - 06:29 AM

Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can trace my Chan family. There are no old relatives and I am wondering how one finds records and clan homes.

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I am English, my husband is Chinese, I look on his Chinese family as mine and refer to it in the same way as I do my own English family.

#5 Mok

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Posted 03 May 2005 - 12:54 AM

I am English, my husband is Chinese, I look on his Chinese family as mine and refer to it in the same way as I do my own English family.

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Well, you had me a bit confused there :blink: as I thought my eyes were failing me (hehe, spending too much time goggling the screen).

Please do refer to your topic "Totally Totally Confused" to see what I found out about your husband's hometown.

If you want to trace genealogy, give www.apex.net.au a try. They give info and resources on tracing the genealogies of Taishanese.

p.s. just a suggestion, why don't u post your pic in the topic "Members' Photos" in the Dragon Gate Inn forum? :)
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