Betty, I do not have anyone by that name "yet". That does not necessarily mean that I do not have information. I have a zillion notes in my files and add more every day. Do you have any information of when he died? I have found with genealogy research ~ NEVER say never. I have neglected to save many items because I just pushed it aside and said "that is not mine, I do not need it". Lo and behold, the time came when I needed that information but had not retained it. Send me what you have and I will try to help you
Aside from that, people make mistakes in recording vital statistics. They do not remember the exact dates and just enter what they think is correct. Just yesterday, I was working on death certificates and found someone that the dates entered from the grave marker was not the same as the death certificate. The grave marker recorded her death on the 1st but the doctor did not sign that date as the death date. The death occurred on the 2nd which was validated by Bureau of Vital statistics on the 2nd.We are all human and bound to err along the way.
Another way errors occur is "vanity". My grandmother was a few years older than my grandfather but she never admitted it. She always gave her age as a few months younger than him. He was born June of 1871 and she gave hers as September 1871. When I started doing family research, I found her in the 1870 census and she was already 1 year old. So ~ don't be too eager to accept the dates you have found. There is no guarantee they are correct unless you witness it yourself. Some of the things I have unearthed recently makes me more aware that words of mouth can not be accepted or trusted as a source of information. People forget and it is better to only believe what you can tangibly see. So, tell me what you have and I will see what I can find.
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