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From: David Massie <>
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] Brothers in the army
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 15:55:01 +0000
References: <857907.50331.qm@web88104.mail.re2.yahoo.com>
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On Sat, 2008-01-19 at 07:27 -0800, Cameron MCBAIN wrote:

> However - on my GGGG grandfather John McBain's death certificate in 1863, his son Allan lists John's father as NOT an Angus McBain but a John McBain, and also a Chelsea Pensioner at that!
I've seen that a few times. The registrar *may* have asked 'Father's
name?' of the son, and got just that, his father's name, not his
grandfather's. Also, 'Chelsea Pensioner' = Army Pensioner.

It could be worse; I'm struggling with a death of a James, who I'm sure
was actually a Peter...:0(


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