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Re: DOB conundrum
Posted by Deborah O'Brien on 11/7/2018, 4:36 pm, in reply to "DOB conundrum
But he didn't - he made himself 3 years older. If his real birthdate was 1892 he would have been 15 in 1908. By giving a birth date of 1889 he made himself 18. Assuming his parents were James & Elizabeth, your James was shown in 1901 as aged 8 which tallies with the 1892 birthdate.