This is just the beginning, I am attempting to document the four branches of my family tree. The Gagner and Arnerson surnames on my fathers side, and Raiford and Bass surnames on my mothers side.
The GAGNER'S, are from the Rice Lake Wisconson area via Canada and France. It appears that the name was originally Gagne in Canada and Gasnier in France. I have as yet connected with these lines having only traced back to Paul Gagne and Michelle Brault. Thanks to Guy Bernier for his help in adding the ancestor's of Jean-Baptiste Gagne.
The ARNERSON'S, are from Norway and I have not yet begun on this tree.
The RAIFORD'S, are from Virginia via England. The information I have so far was gathered by my father about 20 years ago and I haven't researched the line yet but hope to broaden the direct line back to Phillip Raiford.
The BASS'S, came from England and originally settled in Virginia, moving to North Carolina and Throughout the Country. Have just started this tree and it seems to be an abundance of information available, will be adding this line with the Gagner line very soon.
If you have any information on these four lines that you would like to share it would be very appreciated. I am also willing to share the information that I have.