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The 1752 Calendar Change in British North America

The following article was written by my friend, Bill Dollarhide: If you have evidence that a man had died ten months before a certain child was born, it would seem to exclude that man as the potential father of that child. But, if the calendar dates changed during the man’s life, it would be necessary […]

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Calendars & Genealogical Research

The following post was written by Brian Mulcahy, Reference Librarian at the Fort Myers-Lee County Library, and is shared here with his permission: Calendars provide a method of measuring time and allow people to record and calculate dates and events. Genealogists encounter problems with differences in dates caused by the changeover from the Julian calendar […]

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