Comments on Matthew Strickland

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I thought it best to bring this profile's conflation problem to G2G. Thanks in advance.

On 2 Aug 2020 Fann Fann wrote on Strickland-337:

"The Tailor" is mentioned as his occupation once in this well-researched document. The only details that I take exception to in the documents are those about a later descendant, Sampson Strickland, whose life appears to be conflated between two Sampson Stricklands. 

King, Forrest. Descendants of Mathew Strickland (1648-1696) through Four Generations. Undated. Accessed 2 Aug 2020. 

Please let me know if you need help in separating the two generations of Matthew that appear to be conflated here. Thanks.

WikiTree profile: Matthew Strickland
in Genealogy Help by Porter Fann G2G6 Pilot (102k points)
Your help cleaning this up is appreciated.

Fann Fann, I'm confused about your comment, "The only details that I take exception to in the documents are those about a later descendant, Sampson Strickland, whose life appears to be conflated between two Sampson Stricklands." This when you seem to be commenting on a conflation of Matthews.

Are you referring to Forrest King's book having the conflation? If so, I agree, especially in regard to the wives of Sampson Strickland-550 and Sampson Strickland-5052.

Yes, two conflations...

On the present profile, contributors have conflated two generations of Matthew into one. King's work will be my guide to separate the two.

Yes, King made a conflation error in discussion of Sampson in a later generation. Some of King's sourcing on the two Sampsons may be separately discernable and applicable, however.

Other than that, I haven't detected any problems with King's work.

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