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Kathleen Currer Newell

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Re: Kathleen Currer Newell

Posted: 17 Sep 2013 12:11PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 17 Sep 2013 12:25PM GMT
You asked "Is there a common reason why a woman doesn't seem to exist prior to being married?"

In her case, if she was married at age 17, then there would be few records on her becase she was a child.

Even if she were older, more records did apply mainly to men: property, military, voting, naturalization, occupational records such as guilds or apprenticeships, legal cases, etc. etc.

For girls, I can think of: birth, baptism, church membership or confirmation, census, school records (not likely to have survived til now), guardianship records (if one or more parents died), wills/probate (if included in an older relatives records)...

She was probably listed on a passenger list, but I think those early years are scarce and contain little information.

I think your best bet would be later records: obituary, death certificate, church records, newspaper articles, local histories, etc.
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Wendy Fox 17 Sep 2013 4:37PM GMT 
barbdale_1 17 Sep 2013 5:03PM GMT 
kathleen bear... 23 Jan 2014 12:11PM GMT 
barbdale_1 17 Sep 2013 5:27PM GMT 
AKAeGENEe 17 Sep 2013 6:11PM GMT 
AKAeGENEe 17 Sep 2013 6:20PM GMT 
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barbdale_1 17 Sep 2013 7:54PM GMT 
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