Susan Ihne ("We pronounce it Eenie — like in Eenie, Meanie, Miney, Moe") has learned that genealogical evidence can sometimes be planted.
Through my local Ihne relatives, I received a photo of my grandfather via the Ihnes they know in Illinois.
I definitely recognized him and the photo. How come they have that photo and I don’t?
OK, so we must definitely be related. I was excited.
But then I talked to my sister, who thinks she sent the photo to the Illinois Ihnes.
So it’s a vicious circle. Are we related or aren’t we? [Link]