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From: GeneJ <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Conclusions
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:23:04 -0700
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Trust me on this, Teresa remembers when her children were born. <G>

On 1/14/11 3:18 PM, "Rick Van Dusen" <> wrote:

>As Lee and John have given instances of, there are specific cases that
>discredit your claims.
>I'll accept that you "know for a fact" your children's' births (I
>certainly know mine), but *I* don't know for a fact that you know for a
>fact or that if you told me them, you'd not made any typos,
>misspeakings. I'd cite the info as "Teresa/their mother told me",
>without adding any assertion of accuracy.
>A personal-testimony "know for a fact": I remember very clearly my
>father and my mother-in-law dying the same week. (My daughter, eleven at
>the time, was home ill from school, and answered both calls--a bit
>traumatic.) However, almost a decade later, early in my genealogy work,
>I got my father's SSDI record, and found that the date of death I
>"clearly remembered" was one day different from the SSDI. Guess what: I
>really am not sure which is correct. (One of these days, I'll get other
>Sorry; I'm not dissuaded from my "'know for a fact' phobia".
>Teresa Elliott wrote:
>> Rick, you see there is where we differ. LOL I know for a fact when my
>> children were born (and can describe the day in great detail if you'd
>> to read it, I can send it off list later. <G>

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