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From: "Chris Ridings" <>
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] ADMIN - Dinner Guest
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 13:41:07 +1100
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Sorry, Laura, this is an Australian speaking.

I forget that it doesn't always translate.

Shalom!

Chris

Rev Christopher N Ridings

http://www.atu.com.au/~tutu
(as at 17 Dec 1999)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Bozzay" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 3:03 PM
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] ADMIN - Dinner Guest


> It must be humor that does not translate to the States.
> I don't understand.this one.
>
> Laura
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Ridings" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 9:56 PM
> Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] ADMIN - Dinner Guest
>
>
> > I guess one could say she was Dunn for a Penny.
> >
> > Shalom!
> >
> > Chris
> >
> > Rev Christopher N Ridings
> >
> > http://www.atu.com.au/~tutu
> > (as at 17 Dec 1999)
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Ron Bozzay" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 12:34 PM
> > Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] ADMIN - Dinner Guest
> >
> >
> > > This was a great question. It got me to do more research on my
Scottish
> > > folk today so I could make a decision.
> > >
> > > Well, I think it would be the unwed mother of my Great Great
Grandfather
> > > (William Penny) who was Susan Dunn.
> > > It looks like she was a serving girl on a farm owned by James Penny
and
> > his
> > > wife Jannet (nee Mitchell) Penny. They had
> > > a teenaged son about the same age as Susan and teenage hormones being
> what
> > > they are...well William was born in May of 1842.
> > > What I find interesting about this story is that Susan seems to
> disappear
> > > and William seems to be raised by his Father, John, and
> > > later by John's wife Mary Trail who he marries in May of 1845 when
> William
> > > is age 3. This must have been a fine union because William
> > > names several of his children after his step mother and none after his
> > > biological mother. (I think it would be a very interesting dinner to
> > have
> > > Susan and her son William come to the same dinner party!)
> > >
> > > This was not an easy decision but I am intrigued by what happened to
> > Susan.
> > > Where did she go? Did she ever marry? Did she miss her son? Did she
> > ever
> > > care or try to contact him? All those very poignant questions about
> > family
> > > relations that go astray sometimes because of the moral conventions of
> the
> > > day, sometimes due to individual selfish reasons, sometimes because
> > someone
> > > else is making those decisions for you.
> > >
> > > Great question. And I found more family because of it!!!!
> > >
> > > Laura
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Carol" <>
> > > To: <>
> > > Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 9:42 AM
> > > Subject: [ABERDEEN] ADMIN - Dinner Guest
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > > Here is something for you all to think about this weekend.
> > > >
> > > > "If you could invite any one ancestor to dinner - who would it be
and
> > > why."
> > > >
> > > > Be very interesting to read the guest list and you just may find
your
> > > > missing person on the list.
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Julie & Carol
> > > > List Admins
> > > >
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