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From: John Brandon <>
Subject: Re: Confusion in previous discussions of Thomasine (Ward) (Thompson) Buffum of Salem, Massachusetts
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2008 20:34:24 -0700 (PDT)
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> I'm not sure (2) is significant, given that such records are often
> inconsistent in the amount of information they contain; (1) only is if
> the chronology shows that George cannot have been a youngest son of this
> couple and the pedigree postdated George's presumed birth year.
There's surely no sense in disagreeing with _everything_ I say just to
be contrary. If Roberts wrote that the youngest children of Tobias
were baptized at Great Yarmouth between 1583 and 1598, and the
Visitation dates from 1613 (as it certainly must), then none of your
objections are valid.