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Offline eddiebooth

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Re: Threatened over my Family History research
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 06 January 22 10:59 GMT (UK) »
Thats a wonderful family tree blog youve created Tim, must have taken you ages

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Re: Threatened over my Family History research
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 06 January 22 22:53 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for saying that - it continues to be a labour of love. Which is perhaps one of the reasons that I became so upset when I felt attacked by this other person about what I do.

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Re: Threatened over my Family History research
« Reply #20 on: Friday 07 January 22 08:09 GMT (UK) »
If it was my site I would simple change the wording to "A contemporary newspaper reported that she has half Australian Aboriginal". No need to add anything about evidence as you are accurately quoting from an earlier source.
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Re: Threatened over my Family History research
« Reply #21 on: Friday 07 January 22 08:43 GMT (UK) »
Methinks he doth protest too much !
I donít think he isnít racially motivated !
In my view he ought really to be contacting the newspaper ,assuming it is still in existence ,that was your source.

If you added a note saying this was never proved and further research by other family members has that it is not true so you have amended your records accordingly .
I am not sure what else you can do.
What can he do?

Gosh, if I believed half of what my motherís surviving siblings told me óó
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Donít worry ,if he were not racially prejudiced he would be proud of the Aborigine connections.You could throw that at him, that far from not being racially motivated he patently is ,is that an offence ?
I think it is here .
He will probably then be more worried than you - I sincerely hope so.

You wonít be the only researcher who has this info in your tree ,what can he do? He wonít know  of all the others .

Tell him to take it up with the Newspaper.
Viktoria.
PS- Sorry folks your replies arrived whilst I was typing mine .We are in agreement anyway,
V.

yep, to all the above.