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From: "Jerry L. Clark" <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Greenwell family
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 08:17:21 -0700
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actually I think we are saying the same thing. I agree also that the
same Eleanor married all three men, but it was Mary Donnelley who
claimed that the Eleanor Gough daughter of James Gough and Priscilla
Heard married these three men. I do not agree.
What I believe is happening is that the Eleanor Gough who married
John Clarke, John Basil Greenwell, and James Wheately was the sister
not the daughter of James Gough who married Priscilla Heard.
Of course that would force us to find another Greenwell married to
Eleanor daughter of James Gough and Priscilla Heard.
and that James Gough married Priscilla Heard after the will of William Heard.
and Eleanor Gough daughter of James Gough and Priscilla Heard would
be born much later than 1730's.
The Generations as they appear can not be cramed together as Mary
Donnelley has done.
I will gladly work with you and Linda to prove that it was a sister
of James Gough who married Priscilla Heard that married these three
In fact If I ever get the money I would like to have that proven through DNA .
I can't imagin William Heard and James Gough both making the same
error. I think there was no error in their wills, only in the way we
have tried to place things based on Mary Donnelley's books.
>I'm not trying to prove anything. I'm reading the documents (or abstracts)
>and following where they lead.
>Yes, the same Eleanor married all three men. Very obviously.
>Also quite obvious she wasn't the daughter of James Gough and Priscilla
>Heard. I've just followed that paper trail again and verified the union and
>parentage of James and Priscilla as supported.
>Where will the papers lead next? Don't know.
>Maybe your standards of proof are different from mine. The information
>contained in the papers makes unacceptable to me the association of Eleanor
>(unknown) Clark Greenwell Wheatley as the daughter of James Gough and