Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Prior Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: GEORGE W PRIOR-VERMONTCivil War
Posted by: Ted Pack (ID *****6680) Date: April 26, 2004 at 06:37:08
In Reply to: Re: GEORGE W PRIOR-VERMONTCivil War by Roe Wright of 628

Hi Roe,

It wasn't that much - 10 or 15 minutes.

The volunteers at my FHC tell me the AF is about 75% accurate. That means the other 25% isn't. I've seen some real howlers in it, including a fellow who married and sired 5 children, starting 23 years AFTER he died. It looked to me like the Ohio George Prior on the AF matched up to the Ohio George P. whose service records wewe on Ancestry - the cavalry sargent.

It was a common name. There were 30+ George Priors and about 7 George W. Priors in the list from "Civil War Soldiers". You may have discovered yet another flaw in the 140-yeard old records. Your GP from Vermont was in a different unit from the one who deserted.

Best of luck!


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/prior/messages/363.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network