If Richard Man(n) I drowned Feb. 1655 how could he have been on a jury in Nov. 1655 re child who drowned in a well?

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Arms image on that profile is a (blatant) copyright infringement.
SJ Baty, It was not (blatant), and It has been removed from all Mann Profiles.

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In reading the profile it could be a misinterpretation of old style and new style dates. It would be worthwhile to look at the original town records.
by George Fulton G2G6 Pilot (322k points)
I thought of that before asking and used the link to the source - but it showed a typed transcription with the same dates indicated in the profile/history facts. I did not see a way to view the original documents and thought perhaps the managers of the Richard Man page could do so and clear it up. The facts for it do give a nod to the discrepancy by putting Man's death year as "1655/6" but verification would be nice. Thank you.
Yeah, my first thought is in OS dates, Feb 1655 is after Nov 1655.
If you look at https://archive.org/details/cu31924070695063/page/n107 , he clearly died in 1655/6.
Okay; I am up to speed now re the O.S. - got it and thanks to all!

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