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Long awaited additions....

I don't know anyone but myself who has long awaited any additions to this picture blog, but isn't it best to assume the positive?

Here are some photos from various genealogy or other sites. These are just thumbnails to tempt you. Clicking on the photo or on the link I give should link you to the family's site, to the page where the photo is. This is for courtesy and possibly copyright reasons.



The Jacob-Buys family. Clicking on the picture above will take you to the original site, where names are listed under the photo.

Upon reading a little further, I came up with these interesting points about this Dutch family.
There were 19 children; two were born after this photo.
Their given names were actually much more "interesting" than the ones under the photo. They are very Latin sounding.
There were 60 grandchildren, from 9 of the children in the photo.
Of the other 10 children in this family...
3 died as babies (3rd, 11th, and 18th children)
4 took holy orders (7th, 9th,…