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From: Rebekah <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Non-paternity events----how often do they happen?
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 19:48:47 -0500
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I am guessing that most of those 60% were engaging in folk marriages
rather than non-marriages? Preachers cost money...

> 3. And the reference I found in a 1600s book -- think it was a History of
> Wiltshire on the British History Online site -- in which the author quotes a
> preacher saying that something like 60% of the women were having children
> without the benefit of marriage.


"And they wonder why the maples
Can't be happy in their shade." Trees (Neil Peart from Rush)

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