Can someone help with Pre 1500 Profile for William Carrington?

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[[Carrington-106|William Carrington]], I adopted this profile almost 2 years ago along with others that were stated as orphaned profiles of an ancestor, currently now showing no relation.  I feel that this profile is either a complete different individual than family linked to or in great need of a complete face lift to correct errors in bio and individual information. 

He is currently linked as brother to [[Smythe-579|Sir William of Carrington V formerly Smythe]] as brothers.  with 32 years difference in age.  but same name.

Need someone familiar with this family line to help either sort out correct relationship.

[[Smythe-579|Sir William of Carrington V formerly Smythe]]  has a son listed on his profile [[Caryngton-1|William Smyth Caryngton VI]], both of these profiles show same birth date of 1310, which shows an  error of them being father/son.  I am thinking that [[Carrington-106|William Carrington]] should be Carrington VI and Carynton VI is a duplicate of Carrrington V.

Please someone who has sources on this family please help sort this out.  I am finding I am very limited to viable sources and only finding information without dates.

Any and All Help is Welcome,

Respectfully,

Cheryl Stone Caudill

WikiTree profile: William Carrington
in Genealogy Help by Cheryl Caudill G2G6 Mach 1 (13.6k points)
retagged by Keith Hathaway
Try web site voyage in time covers all the family your looking for

1 Answer

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There were no Smith-Carringtons.  It's a notorious 19th century fake.
by RJ Horace G2G6 Pilot (561k points)
So are we looking at misdirected surnames, such as Smythe of Carrington who are in fact real persons or totally fictional characters.

If so looks like a project in itself in cleaning up some misguided profiles.

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