Ahhh, the 'down the rabbit hole' of Ancestry. Yes, I know that one well. I started out as just looking for my husband's ancestry here in Australian and England. Then I decided as I'm European born I should let my grandkids see where I came from. Now I KNOW I came from HELL! Truly, my 3rd great grandfather on my Dad's side was Melchior Hell *chuckle*. And when I start looking, it's hours and hours of fund checking facts and family.
As for Michael, we found he actually does have a convict from the 2nd fleet in his family. Up until the 70's this was bad for a family and then sudd