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Re: Deric Pattee
Posted by: Marie Scalisi Date: March 04, 2002 at 02:52:04
In Reply to: Re: Deric Pattee by Nancy Pattee-Hector of 479

To all Pattee cousins - Re Peter’s identity…..There is NO evidence that Peter Pattee was Pierre Pety. All we have are similar names and (perhaps) close birth years, not enough for a genealogist to make an identification. If so, I would say Peter Pattee of Haverhill was the Peter Patee baptised at East Shefford, Berkshire, England 15 January 1646 to Humfrey and Mary as shown in the IGI (extracted from the parish registers – there are no other entries for this family). FYI - The Family History Library has a computer printout of births and christenings at the Threadneedle Street Huguenot Church, London, 1600-1840 [6 fiche, #6903811]. For anyone who would like to learn more about genealogical evidence, try: Elizabeth Shown Mills, Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian, (Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1997); Val D. Greenwood, The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, 3rd ed. (Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 2000); Evidence, a Special Issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly – available from the Society [great case studies]. Marie

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