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Re: A rather strange question

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  • irishartinaz
    Oh they will show up - like on a census - that s where i found my father - Illinois state reformatory - 1920 census - plus his WWI draft registeration carried
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      Oh they will show up - like on a census - that's where i found my father - Illinois state reformatory - 1920 census - plus his WWI draft registeration carried the stamp "Illinois State Reformatory" - so put the info in as a note and quit worrying about it - your a reporter of sorts


      Art

      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "Sue P" <debsuepol@...> wrote:
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      >
      > I'm sure we all have some skeletons in our family closets that we'd
      > rather not have unearthed, but the fact remains, no matter how painful
      > or how much we want to disown them, they do have a way of resurfacing.
      > So my question is this....regarding a family member that is
      > incarcerated....should that info be included in the family tree? Maybe
      > not all of the details such as the offense, etc. but the name and
      > location of the facility, the DC number and such. I mean, when a person
      > enters prison, they basically fall off the face of the earth until
      > either their release or their death, and maybe years now the road, this
      > info would help the next researcher. I just wanted your opinion on this
      > delicate matter and how is the best way to handle the information.
      >
      > Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
      >
      > Sue
      >
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