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From: Firebird <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Marriage - Help - Re Parker
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 21:01:03 +0100
Ruth Meloche wrote:
> One of their daughters is my Gr.Grandmother and she also married a Parker.
> Was it common for cousins to marry?
It wasn't uncommon, nor was it illegal. A great many families have at
least a couple of cousin marriages in them.
There's also a possibility that they were not actually related at all.
I have a PARKER line but not in Essex. It's something like the 47th
most common name in the country.
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