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Checking the Date of a 1916 Marriage Leads to a Mild Discovery

On 7 March 2016 my great-grandparents would have been married 100 years. That’s not how¬†Ancestry.com has transcribed their marriage date from the records of Immanuel Lutheran Church near Basco in Hancock County, Illinois. The database indicated their marriage date was 7 May 1916. That’s not the correct date and that’s not the date given in […]

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