Is it OK to insert deliberately orphaned families?

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I've been trying to find a link between 2 families and mine, but there appears to be none. I have accumulated quite a bit of info (2/3 generations), but it will link to no one.  The odd name is the first name of Thornley. Only 3 people with it seem to exist - all born in Ohio.

Maybe calling it an orphan family is incorrect, but I've done with the data I have what I can, I really don't want to pursue this any longer and just hope it might help someone else.
in Policy and Style by Susan Fitzmaurice G2G6 Mach 6 (63.1k points)
edited by Susan Fitzmaurice

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As long as they are sourced it is fine. They will be connected to everyone else eventually :)
by Jamie Nelson G2G6 Pilot (658k points)
selected by Maggie N.
When I  put my data on WikiTree my two Thornley's became one. I had missed an obvious connection.  Now if I could only connect this Thornley Mattson-468 to my Thornley Mattson-397 (GGGgrandfather). I suspect they may be Uncle and nephew, but I have zero evidence.

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