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Choate Conundrum - The 1765-1865 Families

The largest challenge in compiling one's Choate genealogy is the determining the families of the fourth, fifth, and sixth generations of Christopher [b.1642] descendants (i.e., children born between ~1740 and ~1870). This is the time period with the greatest number internet propagated errors. It is the area of research that requires significantly more documentation.
Broken Twigs and Leaves (XTAL) -Lost Parents

Our tree has many Broken Twigs and Leaves (XTAL) were a parent has not been identified. The database includes a suffix of XTAL for over 120 individuals so that these unconnected cousins can be more easily identified and hopefully grafted back on to the Tree. Some individuals (twigs) have known spouses, children, etc... These spouses, children, etc... do not contain the XTAL suffix. If you have information on any XTALs or Choates that you can't find in this database PLEASE send your data to

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