Re: [scots-origins] Information from other researchers??
- View SourceAbsolutely amazing! As a researcher you cannot trust a soul!
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From: "Toni Phillips" <tphilli02@...>
Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 8:51 PM
Subject: [scots-origins] Information from other researchers??
> I thought I would share a short story with you all. I have been
> a family from Kent, accessing the films and sighting the records for
> I got back to a family with the names of George and Jane Edwards. Another
> researcher sent me his information and "research" and I was surprised to
> find he had traced the same family back to the same time but had George
> Obviously I must have missed something, after all this fellow was an
> bearer with a genealogical society. So I rang him and asked whether Jane
> a second wife or had she been the first and Elizabeth the second. Not
> lost for words, I found I was just speechless when he said "Oh, I made her
> up. I don't like gaps in the family tree and as Elizabeth is a common name
> put that in until I get round to doing some more research. You can change
> to Jane if you like...."
> ALWAYS check the sources for yourself.
> Toni Phillips
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