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Errors in the Records

It happens. It really does.
Following is the most startling example of record error that I’ve discovered so far. I’ve transcribed the affidavit of Johanna Lanigan which was included in the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist Marriage Record book of 1855 – 1874, page 104.

See No. 160
Newfoundland,
St John’s S.S.
I, Johanna Lanigan of […..]

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