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Re: looking for family
If no one responds with an answer, it probably will be necessary for you to
find more information on Jack's parents or grandparents before Jack becomes
recognizable to anyone who may have information starting with his
grandparents maybe. Keep in mind that Jack is often a nickname for John.
And even Sinclair could be St. Clair/Claire on some records. You might have
to leave out the period in St. to find him in listings. Do you know where
he came from? Did he have an accent?
I assume you have spent a lot of time writing letters to all the known
relatives and neighbors that might know where Jack went. I spent almost 2
years when I began my family search, just checking out all the leads from
relatives and friends. Have you have checked S.S. or the Candian version of
it for information on whether Jack has died and where. Look for obituaries.
There are city directories. What line of work he was in might give clue.
When you find where he died, there should be a death certificate. Was there
a marriage record for Jack and another woman? This might give parents'
From: Ridley Wetton <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, April 05, 1999 10:15 AM
Subject: looking for family
>We have just found out that my wife was fathered by a man named Jack
Sinclair. This gentleman had three daughters born to him while he lived in
Canada. The mothers name was Mary Donnelly, later to become Mary Ruiter. The
three daughters were named Heather, Jean, and Mary Anne. I would appreciate
any information I may receive, I am the husband of Mary Anne, she was born
in January of 1962 in Toronto.
>Due to the fact that she is just finding this out now, it is very important
to her to find out about her heritage.
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