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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] 1890 Certificates
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2002 21:51:38 +0100
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In message <>, Richard Barzdo
<> writes
>Hi to all,
>Hoping someone can help me here. In the 1881 census, Sarah
>BROWN is shown as a widow, however on her daughter's marriage
>cert. in 1890 the father, Charles BROWN is not noted as
>deceased. Would this just be an ommitted fact on the cert.

Yes - the officiant asked 'What is your father's name?' and was given
it, without having the information 'Oh, but he's dead' volunteered.

>and should I take the information on the census as correct?
Probably, unless extensive researches prove the contrary.

Eve McLaughlin

Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society

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