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Mystery solved after 110yrs

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Gaye Report 29 Jul 2010 05:11

While reading others threads I saw a mention of a site where you can veiw newspapers from the past. Well as I am a curious sort of person I had a look. Typed in some family names and found all sorts of bits and pieces. But the most fasinating one was concerning my G Grandfather. He disappeared around 1910 leaving his wife and children and changed his name. Later went on to have more children with another lady and that family didn't know about the first family.
The article in the paper has shed light on the rasons he vanished and changed his name.
So without info from members on this site alot of mysteries wouldn't be solved so thank you to everyone who puts the time and effort into repling to plea's for help.