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From: "D. O'" <>
Subject: Re: [QUEBEC] Need your help please.
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2010 18:38:58 +0000
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Just to clarify a small point re baptisms; Fannie Christina, born 9 Sept 1888 was baptised in December of that year. The Wales child born 1 Sept 1888 was baptised in October of the same year. If the dates were wrong for the birth and Fannie Christina had been adopted by the Wales family, then this infant would not likely have been baptised a second time two months later. The Wales infant is not Fannie Christina.... sorry.
> Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2010 14:05:41 -0400
> Subject: Re: [QUEBEC] Need your help please.
> Hi Doreen,
> Thanks for yours.
> You really peeked my interest when you said the Wales family had a baby
> girl around the same time as Fanny Christina was born. But, their baby was
> baptized in Compton.. Maybe I'm wishful thinking again but if this was
> Fanny Manifold's baby wouldn't they (the Wales family ) have to baptize it
> again to give it their name because the first time it was baptized it was
> given the surname Manifold. I'm just guessing & I'd really like to know
> what you think .
> Would it be possible to find out more through the town on Compton registry ?
> Or the protestant church there ?
> I know I'm being a pest about this but I really feel we are close to
> finding out something good.
> Just one more correction Doreen. Fanny Manifold my Gran was born in England
> in 1872.. so the census were wrong again. Even her family were confused
> about this as they didn't have a birth certificate for her & they put the
> wrong date on her marker when she died in 1946, .. Fanny & Henry George
> paid for years & years on an insurance policy with Metropolitan Life and
> when she died they wouldn't pay up because of the missing birth
> certificate.. By the way I have her birth certificate now..
> Fanny was left on the doorstep of a workhouse in England ar the age of two
> & stayed there until she turned 11 and sent over here to Canada by
> Barnardos. She never knew she had any family back in England and died not
> knowing as well. I searched for years and finally found her family and I
> was able to tell my Mom... Fanny's youngest daughter before she passed in
> Fanny's surname was not right when they added her to the list of Paupers
> that came over in 1885..plus a few other sites she was listed on they put
> her down as Fanny MAINVILLE. Wrong.. it's definitely Manifold.
> Thanks for listening and hope I haven't confused you with too much info. LOL
> Many thanks ,
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