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litle white lies

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Hopkins

Hopkins Report 29 May 2013 09:35

Would men have lied about their age years ago.. I mean maybe they lied to get work or the like, has anybody else stumbled on this with their relations? :-S

KenSE

KenSE Report 29 May 2013 11:17

Please would you delete the question on this board and repost it on the Genealogy Chat board. You will get more answers there and this board is supposed to be for suggestions for improvements to the site.

The answer to your question is basically yes, but some discrepancies are caused by transcription errors rather than lies.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 29 May 2013 19:44

Both men and women lied about their ages ............... on censuses, in applications, on marriage, etc etc.

It's an age old thing!



But, as Ken said, this would be much better posted on Genealogy Chat


This Suggestions Board is for suggestion TO GR by members regarding better operation of, or improvements to, the site.



sylvia

KenSE

KenSE Report 30 May 2013 19:06

Some examples in this thread:

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1325600