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Re: Oh dear - another reason why folks will stop providing family data to researchers

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  • Kenneth W. Rees
    ... We probably should have asked years ago, before they became vulnerable seniors! BTW, aren t some of us entering that category? Ken
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 5, 2007
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      Quoting Judith Rempel <rempel@...>:

      > The legitimate asking of family history information for genealogical
      > purposes may cause "vulnerable" seniors to cease sharing personal data. So
      > much for the maxim that one should interview the oldest members of one's
      > family FIRST (well, second - after writing down everything that you know for
      > sure).
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      > http://www.canada.com/globaltv/national/story.html?id=de1b43e5-c7da-4f45-953
      > d-53be82343f91
      > <http://www.canada.com/globaltv/national/story.html?id=de1b43e5-c7da-4f45-95
      > 3d-53be82343f91&k=90621> &k=90621
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      > (also reported in today's Calgary Herald - p. A4)
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      > In kinship,
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      > Judith Rempel
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      > MHSA Library & Archives Coordinator
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      > queries@... and rempel@...
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      > Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
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      > web: www.mennonitehistory.org
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      > blog: http://mennonites.typepad.com/mennonite_historical_soci/
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      > Mennonite Genealogical Data Index
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      > www.mennonites.ca
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      We probably should have asked years ago, before they became vulnerable
      seniors!

      BTW, aren't some of us entering that category? <smile>


      Ken
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