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From: "Is Mise Gan Ainm" <>
Subject: Re: Genealogy - what and where is it?
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2003 20:41:51 GMT
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I don't think that Sean MacLochlainn is, or ever intended,
to criticize Dennis Ahearns contribution of Newspaper
extracts, he's merely pointing out, as admitted by Dennis,
that to a large extent , they are not comprehensive, merely
selections of interest to Dennis, but perhaps perceived by
readers at large to the the opposite.
"Jeanne Connell" <> wrote in message
> On Sun, 2 Mar 2003 17:33:03 -0000, "Sean MacLochlainn"
> <> wrote:
> >Aileen Howard wrote:
> >> I don't see that it is the responsibility of Dennis
Ahern to report
> >> everything he finds. Surely it is best just to read
the excerpts in
> >> the spirit of enjoyment and if there is anything
relating to an
> >> ancestor or relative, that is (or would be) a bonus..
> >It does change how his efforts should be perceived, since
it is clear that
> >he is not undertaking some laudible indexing project.
> I would suggest that you not read Dennis' posts if you
don't find them
> interesting. There are an awful lot us that do enjoy
> is not just names and dates. It's also understanding the
> times in which our ancestors lived.
> Jeanne Connell
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