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From: Tony Pottrell <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Children's names
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 17:41:11 +0100
Although the suggestion from Brad and Firebird is the most likely,
there's also a small chance that the older sarah did die and was either
buried in another church or the burial records for Harwich may not be
Diane wynne wrote:
> I've been trawling through the parish registers of Harwich and have found
> the baptisms of the following children:
> Sarah daughter of Henry and Sarah Deane baptised November 5 1764
> Sarah Maria daughter of Henry and Sarah Deane baptised December 3 1766
> There is no burial record for the first Sarah and the family didn't move
> away from Harwich.
> Also there was only one set of parents called Henry and Sarah at the time.
> The question is, how likely is it that parents would have two living
> children, one called Sarah and one called Sarah Maria?
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