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Re: Conflicting Green Family Data From The 1850 & 1860 Censuses
Posted by: James Greene (ID *****8011) Date: November 26, 2013 at 09:56:35
In Reply to: Conflicting Green Family Data From The 1850 & 1860 Censuses by Suellen Rizk of 1828

Census takers were notorious for making mistakes. Also, sometimes census takers would not ask age, particularly from women. So they just guessed. I would not worry too much about the descrepancies, as long as the children are the same.


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