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From: bob gillis <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Dealing with "Accepted sources"
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2003 19:08:22 -0500
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Terry Reigel wrote:
> I understand your concerns, as I too have some lines documented by such
> well researched books as the Mayflower series and Anderson's Great
> Migrations books. I've thought about sourcing the information from them
> "properly" -- that is by citing the book and then within that citation
> recording the sources cited by the authors.
I have found what I think is a mistake and a very obvious one in
Anderson's Great Migrations, the Beginnings.
He said that a John Brown who arrived in Boston in 1635 on the Lion with
wife Dorothy was the John Brown who had two daughters in Watertown and
die a few years later.
However a very accepted source, Hodding, (and I think Anderson used him)
gives the passenger list of the Lion that has John and Dorothy and sons
John and James destined to Plymouth. Other records including probate
have a John with wife Dorothy and sons John and James living Rehoboth,
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