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Saturday, October 22, 2005

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From The Decatur (Ala.) Daily of Oct. 21, 2005:

Quilting a family legacy

Heirloom, technology helping man piece together his family background

By Holly Hollman
DAILY Staff Writer

Bill Carwile's pursuit of family history is akin to the 157-year-old quilt his mother's family has handed down.

With patches of information, the Decatur resident pieces together his genealogical background.


Sometimes, Carwile finds information by accident, and then his research pays off. Once when he tried to e-mail his niece and mistyped her e-mail address, his e-mail went to a Carwile in California. Turns out, she is a distant relative.

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