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From: "Avis Olds" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Gabriel Newby
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 22:11:15 -0600


I wonder if you have the families of Samuel and David Ash and abigail
Freeman in your files. From N.Y/Pa Ohio Ill ,Wisc Iowa. Appreciate help
.
-----Original Message-----
From: Horace B. Peele <>
To: <>
Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 7:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Gabriel Newby


I agree Paul. Horace.

At 10:52 AM 03/19/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Okay Gang, my turn.
>
>I have been adding 2 months, to my dates before 1752, for almost 40 years,
>to more accurately reflect the time of year of the event, not, to correct
>the records written by someone who had no way of knowing that the calendar
>would be changed. The records I sent below were copied as shown in Hinshaw
>as I stated. To be exact, one would also have to change the day of the
month
>also. The calendar was changed in 1750, but most people continue to
>double-date until 1752 or later. I realized several years ago that the
>Quakers were in almost monthly contact with England and would have known
>about the change almost immediately. Most family tree programs today handle
>double-dating automatically, but don't get the idea that the practice of
>adding two months is universal. I would be willing to bet that less than 5
>percent understand the change. The Quakers never used the names For days or
>months because they believed them to be named after Pagan Gods. It was
clear
>when they wrote 7th 6m or 6m 7th, but 6-7-yyyy could only be deciphered by
>looking at the whole page or pages. Since most of the records were recorded
>monthly, sometimes many pages would have to be searched to find days larger
>than 12 to find out what that particular clerk's format was. It is nice to
>find out that there are many other people are adding two month also. I have
>been telling people what a terrible mistake I had made and they would be
>wise not to follow my example. I have over 171,000 people in my file, so
>changing now is out of the question. With almost everyone on the internet
>copying everyone else, this thing of adding two months is getting out of
>hand. In some cases I have seen, the two months had been added several
>times. I haven't seen any family tree programs that allow anything other
>than double-dating and many people turn that off. Family Tree Maker, which
>has most of the market, will not allow one to enter 12 30 1745, which would
>be 12 (Feb.) 30 1745/46, because February no longer has more than 29 days.
>Personally, I wish everyone had just recorded the information as they found
>it.
>
>Paul
> > > Gabriel NEWBY
> > > Mary NEWBY
> > > Children:
> > > William b. 13 1M. 1689 (Mar)
> > > Edward b. 12 10M.1691 (Dec)
> > > Joseph b. 27 9M 1693 (Nov)
> > > Francis b. 3 11M 1695 (Jan)
> > > Isabel b. 28 10M 1697 (Dec)
> > > Mary b. 3 11M 1699 (Jan)
> > > Meriam
> > > Jesse
> > > Elizabeth
> > > (no dates listed for last three children)
> > >
> > > Regards, Jerry Richmond
> > > You are cordially invited to visit "The Quaker Collection"
> > > http://home.sprynet.com/~jrichmon/qkrcoll.htm
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Paul Hatcher" <>
> > > To: <>
> > > Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 10:08 AM
> > > Subject: [Q-R] Re: Unidentified subject!
> > >
> > > Betty,
> > >
> > > The following is from Hinshaw's Encyclopedia of American Quaker
>Genealogy.
> > >
> > > Perquimans monthly meeting (now Piney Woods MM), Perquimans county,
>North
> > > Carolina:
> > >
> > > Gabriel NEWBY
> > > Mary NEWBY
> > > Children:
> > > William b. 13 Jan. 1689 "?"
> > > Edward b. 12 Oct.1691
> > > Joseph b. 27 Sep. 1693
> > > Francis b. 3 Nov. 1695
> > > Isabel b. 28 Oct. 1697
> > > Mary b. 3 Nov. 1699
> > > Meriam
> > > Jesse
> > > Elizabeth
> > > (no dates listed for last three children)
> > >
> > > Paul Hatcher
> > >
>
>
>
>
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