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Subject: Re: [D-Col] Penelope Stout----a legend
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 13:34:34 EST

In a message dated 11/15/2002 7:01:16 PM Eastern Standard Time,

> Phyllis - a few corrections: the date of the shipwreck must have been
> 1642, not 1620, since Penelope was born in 1622 and was 19 or 20 when she
> sailed to America. Richard Stout was born in 1615 in Nottinghamshire and
> was married in 1644 in Gravesend, L. I., which would make him 29, not 40
> years old. Pat


Then of course the question arises, was there a shipwreck around this time?
That's the kind of event that was big news, and one would think there would
be some mention of it in the NN records.

Ted Snediker

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