Why is John Waters (1500 -1547 England) Listed as the son of Robert Withers and Ermine Whitacre Withers?

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I searched all three names and am not seeing that.

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As was the practice in this time period,If a persons parents were deceased,

another family would be appointed guardian,and they would raise him.

Perhaps they listed him as son.Are they are listed as parents in error

by a person that did research.
by Wayne Morgan G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)

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