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Talk:Francis Xavier Morgan

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Latest comment: 22 November 2009 by Sigismond
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It is a little bit curious.
The author of the article gives Fr. Francis Morgan's vital statistics as ?1839 – June 11, 1935. But in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Tolkien himself gives in Letter 332 Morgan's date of birth as End of January 1857 and his date of death as 1934 (aged 77). I think Tolkien's information is believable, because he describes Fr. Francis Morgan as his second father. Are there other opinions about that? --Sigismond 11:28, 22 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The JRRTE gives his birth as January 18, 1857 and his death as June 11, 1935. The Chronology also has this date of death. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 12:51, 22 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks. But then, the date of birth should be corrected in the article. --Sigismond 13:03, 22 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

According to the archives of the Osborne family, to which FXM belonged through his mother, he was born in January 1860.