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Created by Cath Madden Trindle.

  • To share Madden family stories with family members and researchers
  • To gather background information for Madden Family research
  • To explore Madden connections on the Great Lakes
  • To promote DNA testing of Madden Clan descendants
  • To explore the many families that married into our Madden Family

Guest bloggers are encouraged to submit proposed posts with relevant content to

My background.... I am a retired professional genealogist, with a certificate in British Isles Research from Brigham Young University and a certificate in Genealogical Librarianship from The National Institute of Genealogy (connected to University of Toronto).  I've been researching my family for nearly 40 years.  Besides this blog which explores the ancestry of my father, I maintain the following blogs


  1. Hello! I have just discovered your blog, and find it fascinating. I am related through Clara Strong Misner (Dora Madden's sister).

  2. Glad you found this. I am planning to do a blog on the Strong connection in a few weeks. Clara is on the list. Send me a personal email and I'll be happy to share any information I have that you are interested in.