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Re: Chilling Murder Repeats Itself 157 Years Apart - tale of strange coincidence
« Reply #27 on: Tuesday 16 March 21 22:21 GMT (UK) »
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Re: Chilling Murder Repeats Itself 157 Years Apart - tale of strange coincidence
« Reply #28 on: Tuesday 13 April 21 16:18 BST (UK) »
its not exactly a family tree coincidence....almost the opposite.

when my husband was single, he lived in a. city where there was only one other person person with his. surname in the phone book....one evening. an elderly American phoned him and said he was visiting England and was looking up his friend with the unusual surname as promised.

my husband tried to explain that he'd got the wrong person, but the American was somewhat deaf and became quite angry, luckily. shouting at the end...well, if you change my mind, im staying at. the....hotel

my husband. phoned the. other person. with his name and it turned out he'd been on nato exercised with the. American....but, more. than that, this mans grandfather. and my husbands. great grandfather had worked together in the same tiny village at the other  end of the. country and. the. man himself had also worked with my husbands maternal uncle in another city...but, as far as we know, he wasn't related to my husbands family.

by the way, the. surname isn't that unusual...Idv have thought it was reasonably common in every city,  whether in Britain. or the use