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5. The said _______________________________ was the _____________________________________
                                                                                                                                                   Son or Daughter
        of _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
   born on ________________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County        State
   died on ________________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County        State
   and __________________________________ his wife
   born on _________________at ________________________________________
                               City                County         State
   died on ________________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County         State
   married on _____________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County         State

7. The said _______________________________ was the _____________________________________
                                                                                                                                                   Son or Daughter
        of ________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   born on ________________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County        State
   died on ________________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County        State
   and __________________________________ his wife
   born on _________________at ________________________________________
                               City                County         State
   died on ________________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County         State
   married on _____________ at ________________________________________
                               City                County         State

BASIC RULES OF EVIDENCE

This application and the accompanying proving documents will be adjudged as follows:

Primary or collatereal evidence from vital statistics, court house or other government records, church and school records, etc., is considered usually to be beyond doubt and excellent proof.

Secondary evidence such as census records, newspaper clippings, old letters, Bible or other family records, contemporary to the facts reported, as considerd almost as authentic.

Circumstantial evidence, or hearsay is not considered as proof, unless backed up by primary or secondary evidence.

Oral, written, or published family traditions are very often wrong, and are not accepted as proof.

All proof documents must by themselves, or in combination with other documents, actualluy state the fact to be proved. Implied dvidence is not accepted as proof.