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Tosh Family Search, Angus

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Re: John Whannel and Margaret Kelly

Posted: 1349962375000
Classification: Query
Death and burial data is MUCH less accurate than birth and marriage records, as the deceased is not able to correct it! All it needs is someone whose mental arithmetic is not so good....someone had to have counted her age, and ages on death certificates are often inaccurate, especially without a birth certificate to refer to. I have seen gravestones with wrong data many times.
Mind you, I recorded a series of births in one family, where the father was the informant, and he got his own date and place of marriage wrong in four different ways!
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