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From: Lawrence Bouett <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Marriage of Isaac Clendenon and Hannah (Worrall)
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 08:50:43 -0800
Oh, I completely understand, Dan; I was trying to make a point. I have
seen the OS/NS confusion perpetuated well beyond 1752, and the Quaker
habit of numbering the months seems to throw many into a tizzy, in
Daniel W Treadway wrote:
> In 1792, 10th Month was December, as it is today, so I think the
> chances of "Quaker date" confusion are considerable reduced.
> Dan Treadway
> P. O. Box 72 Gilbert IA 50105
> On Fri, 31 Oct 2003 08:22:58 -0800
> Lawrence Bouett <> wrote:
>> One of the agonizingly frustrating "Gene Pool" databases on
>> Ancestry.com gives a marriage date of 12 December 1792 for Isaac
>> Clendenon and Hannah Worrall (West, Edmund, comp., "Gene Pool
>> Individual Records--Marriages"), but A.com frankly declares in its
>> description of those databases that the sources of the information
>> was not preserved--merely 'salvaged', so to speak. In any case, the
>> date is not given in Quaker style, and should be filtered by the
>> confusion rampant about Quaker dates (was it 10th mo.? 12th mo.? is
>> it October? December? even February?).
>> This date corresponds well with the birthdate of their first child,
>> Elizabeth, of 19 10th mo. 1793 (Hinshaw, v. 4: Ohio; Stillwater
>> Monthly Meeting, Belmont County, p. 379). Perphaps here is a clue
>> that can be used to locate a civil record of their marriage.
>> Lawrence Bouett
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