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  • Errata et Addenda

    Published Date : April-May 1992
    NEXUS 8(1991):204: In the first sentence of “Carter-Helms-Presley” two words and two commas were omitted. The article should begin “In his previous ‘Notable Kin’ column on the descendants, and kinsmen of descendants, of Pocahontas..”

    The immigrant Valentine Presler/Preslar and his son Andreas are treated in Henry Z Jones, Jr., The Palatine Families of New York, vol. 1 (1985), pp. 102-4, under “Valentin Bresseler.” Mr. Jones begins this coverage with “Valentine Presler aged 40, with his wife, sons aged 6, 4, and 1-1/2, daughters 10 and 8, Roman Catholic, husbandman and vinedresser, were in the 1st arrivals in England in 1709 (London lists).” Possible German origins for this family and an Andreas Pressler (ca. 1635-1707) of Baldweinitz, Bavaria are discussed in Mr. Jones’s More Palatine Families (1991), pp. 322-23.

    (NEXUS 9(1992):24, col. 1, top line: Edward Barron, husband of Hannah Desmond, was Edward Barron, Jr., son of Edward; third full para.: The Edward Barron said to be almost certainly a brother of Bridget and Margaret Murphy was, of course, Edward Murphy, not Barron.

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