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From: Harold Henderson <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] KDP Criteria
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2012 18:25:41 -0500
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Donn --

Good point. Having said it, I'm not sure I put it quite right. I was and am
happy to have the knowledge. There may be a judgment call as to whether the
quantity of detail bogged down the narrative.


On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 6:09 PM, <> wrote:

> Hi Harold
> I don't quite agree that your research was "overkill." You knew the land
> records, scanty as they might have been, were there, so a search and
> assessment of them for possibly conflicting evidence was required to meet
> standards, even though your other evidence appeared to establish all the
> relationships at issue. Having found no conflicts in your analysis of the
> land
> records, you're quite right--there would have been no need to describe
> those
> findings in detail to meet standards, but as you found, any new facts
> discovered can be used to provide additional context for bringing the
> family
> alive.
> Donn
> Donn Devine, CG
> Wilmington, Delaware, USA
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> In a message dated 9/8/2012 3:54:07 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
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> The first-generation family owned a good deal of land, and I
> went to some trouble to locate as many parcels as possible (in a county
> where most deeds and tax records are lost), and produced detailed tables
> of
> their holdings as far as could be determined. That did teach me some
> things
> about the family, but if I had condensed that part of the study I don't
> think it would have failed to meet standards.
> ice.
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Harold Henderson
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