13 January 2010

Emma Tyler

Emma Tyler married Samuel Newcomb (b. 1 Dec 1806). Her sister Emily married Uri Newcomb (b. 2 Aug 1806). According to B.M. Newcomb, both Emily and her sister Emma were born in 1806, yet he does not refer to them as twins. While it is possible for siblings to be born less than 12 months apart, since Emily was supposedly born in June, they could not have been born in the same year unless they were twins. Emma and Emily are exactly the kinds of too-similar names some people like to give twins.

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