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  1. jorghes replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    That reminds me of my 3x great grandfather - who was born in 1815 but baptised in 1849, just before he got married for the third time. The...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 8:59 AM
  2. peter replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    Very few people will be able to answer that question. When there is an answer, it's usually that it came from the handwritten tree of...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 7:15 AM
  3. Freesia replied to the thread Probate Registry Wills.

    I have finally received the will I ordered in July it arrived 8th October, I have chanced my arm and ordered another one hopefully I will...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 6:27 AM
  4. Heather rated Pauline's post Agree in the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    It happens! It is a rare genealogist who has never made a mistake - yours was made in good faith, and you set the record straight once you...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:36 AM
  5. Helen7 rated Pauline's post Agree in the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    If when checking through someone else’s research, I am unable to work out why (or how) they reached a particular conclusion, then I will...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 8:08 PM
  6. canadianbeth replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    Chris, my 4th cousin, does appear to have done extensive research, especially for his own branch. He has sent for and received copies of...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 7:20 PM
  7. Bob Spiers replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    Oh dear I hope Alexander does not read my response to one-name study (ONS) researchers in general as I know he has been an enthusiastic ONS...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 4:30 PM
  8. peter replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    It would be great if everybody thought that way, but I suspect you are in the minority, even amongst LostCousins members (though not, I...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 3:10 PM
  9. Helen7 replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    The trouble is that Ancestry encourage unchecked copying as it is so easy to do, and clearly this can result in the rapid spread of...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  10. Helen7 replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    I would understand 'checking' to mean researching an individual/couple in a tree independently, regardless of what sources are given in the...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  11. peter replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    Unfortunately checking someone else's research can be extremely difficult - generally all that their tree will tell you is what records...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 1:12 PM
  12. Bob Spiers replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    I look upon Ancestry’s ease of copying with mixed feelings. I love things that are simple (and Tree copying certainly is) and hate...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  13. Heather rated Helen7's post Agree in the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    I agree, and I have come across lots of people who subscribe to your points 1-3 and cannot be persuaded otherwise. The 'safety in numbers'...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 4:24 AM
  14. Jacqueline replied to the thread Not Expected Parent - dozens of matches.

    Sorry for disappearing but all communications from LC including the Forum have recently taken to being deleted by my laptop and I have to...

    Oct 12, 2019 at 6:42 PM
  15. canadianbeth replied to the thread No Replies from Ancestry contacts.

    Unfortunately, I am the person who has unknowingly put incorrect information onto Ancestry. Since my Dad told me the name of his father,...

    Oct 12, 2019 at 5:46 PM
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