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From: Rick Van Dusen <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Always specific names for specific events? Bad idea.
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2010 18:13:01 -0800
References: <50423F5353C54DCFA4D9E1CCE34A1213@jfc> <4D0E9F3C.firstname.lastname@example.org> <002a01cba04c$3e92ae30$bbb80a90$@net> <4D1691B7.email@example.com><000001cba49d$229a7640$67cf62c0$@net>
Good point. We get info back when we put it out there, esp. when we put
out our incomplete stuff. I recently asked a second cousin for some
updates and sent her printouts of what I have, and she replied with,
"Wow, we really have fallen down on giving you info!" So I think some
will be forthcoming.
Teresa Elliott wrote:
> For years, I printed a standard genealogy statement. John Smith was born...
> Then I decided to add the term "on an unknown date" or "at an unknown
> place". Suddenly I was getting people saying, Oh, he was born 1898 in
> Nashville. Or I was born in Rutherford County, TN. They assumed I knew but
> wasn't saying. Non-genealogists need things pointed out.
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