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Tracing Japanese ancestor who immigrated to Hawaii?

It sounds like you have a fascinating heritage in your grandmother's family. The best advice I can give is to start with what you know and work systematically back, step by step. Since you do not ...
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Finding my Great-Grandfather when DNA test not conclusive?

There are several things unclear in the original question's content but to answer the core question of "Finding my Great-Grandfather when Autosomal DNA test not conclusive?" based on a Family Finder ...
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Seeking 1841/1851 Census Records for Ryle Holme, perhaps in Manchester, England?

His name has been indexed as Kyle rather than Ryle by Ancestry.com in the 1841 Census, aged 2, at Broughton, Lancashire with his parents Thomas (40) and Matilda (30) and siblings James (12), ...
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Finding cause of death in 1909 for Scotsman James McMillan in Nagasaki, Japan?

My first port of call to find a cause of death would be a death certificate. As this person was a Scot and he died abroad this may not be as straightforward as it seems. Fortunately McMillan appears ...
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Seeking candidates for British ancestor who fathered children in Kobe (Japan) during 1890s?

From: http://www.archerfamily.org.uk/family/weale.htm Arthur George Morey [WEALE], partner in the firm of Cornes & Co., Japan 1897-1911, of Impington Hall, Cambridgeshire and Echo Pit Lodge, ...
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Seeking candidates for British ancestor who fathered children in Kobe (Japan) during 1890s?

I examined the eight people that I wrote about in my question and concluded that none of them are my ancestor. I have examined all the records of foreigners in the 1890s and only Cecil Zohrab Ede ...
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Seeking candidates for British ancestor who fathered children in Kobe (Japan) during 1890s?

Keeping this second answer separate, in case any further information comes to light about the men named in the original question. The article, "Intergroup Marriage in a Conflicted Milieu: Marriage ...
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