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From: sally roberts <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Apology
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:52:39 +0000
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Just a note of caution - not every marriage certificate correctly identifies whether fathers are or aren't deceased.

Plenty of times I have been searching for ancestors only to find that they had already died, it just wasn't recorded on the marriage certificates of their children. It's most definitely not a hard and fast rule.


> Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:40:58 +0100
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> To:
> Subject: [Ess] Apology
> I would like to thank everyone on the list for their help, but I owe you all an
> apology for leading you up the wrong tree. Thanks to Eve from this list she
> asked me if I had the wedding certificate of their son William to see if the
> father was deceased. This is something I never thought of so I checked it out
> and George was an Husbandman when William was married in 1861. So obvious George
> was alive in 1861. So all you helpful people out there I have had you looking at
> the wrong dates. It still doesn’t alter the fact that I am still looking for
> George and Susannah’s death and still need help. By the way they were married in
> Sible Hedingham on Oct 11th 1837. Thanks once again.
> George
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