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From: "Norma Thompson" <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Greenwell family
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 08:21:04 -0800
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Hi, Jerry,

I know this: It is a tremendous help to get the early associations right.
People traveled in the same loose circles for generations. If you can find
who Eleanor really was, it could be a very good clue as to who Chloe was. Or
vice versa.

Bye,
Norma

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry L. Clark" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2001 7:17 AM
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Greenwell family


> Dear Norma,
>
>
> 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
> men.
>
> 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.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> >Hi, Jerry,
> >
> >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
> >Priscilla Heard.
> >
> >Bye,
> >Norma
>
>


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