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Re: [ellwood] Which Thomas and Mary?

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  • Steve Hayes
    ... Someone has pointed out that in the case of the families I mentioned, in the church registers the abode of the one family is given as Sandriggs, and the
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 25, 2011
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      On 25 Jun 2011 at 8:53, Genie Zappanti wrote:

      > Sorting the kids to the correct parents when they have the same or like
      > names is a challenge.
      > Obviously if the mother's maiden name is attached that helps. I think
      > sometimes you can figure
      > it out by dates (i.e. if Thomas and Mary have a baby in January they can't
      > have one in June..that sort of thing) Using other records like marriage or
      > death records sometimes list parents names so you can trace backwards.

      Someone has pointed out that in the case of the families I mentioned, in the
      church registers the abode of the one family is given as Sandriggs, and the
      other as Dufton, so that sorts them out.


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