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   12042 1.0 John Meadowsmale
No certainty that John is the son of this Mary, though she was widowed by the time of his death. Either way, Thomas may not be his father
10367 Father: Thomas Meddows   b. 04 Jan 1678/ 79 at Desborough   bur. 03 Mar 1750/ 51 at St Giles, Desborough
11194 Mother: Mary [not known]   b. before 1703   bur. 09 Jul 1760 at St Giles, Desborough
Burial: 02 Jan 1753 at St Giles, Desborough (source reads 'John Meadows son of Mary Meadows widow')Bp Transcripts Desb




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:- where there is only a burial known, if the person or their spouse is described as "old", the birth is estimated at 50 years earlier; if they are described as "very old", the birth is estimated at 60 years earlier; if neither, the birth is estimated at 18 years earlier.

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