Talk:Charles Pinckney

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Ordering of items[edit]

I am about to reorder the items, and I would like to explain my logic, because I suspect that otherwise it will be a matter of contention.

Per Wikipedia:Manual of style (disambiguation pages)#Order of entries, the recommended order for items is:

  1. Articles with a clarifier in parentheses (Anticipation (music))
  2. Articles with the item as part of the name (Computer keyboard as part of a Keyboard dab page)

This moves Charles Cotesworth Pinckney from first to third. This same section also reads, “In most cases, place the items in order of usage, with the most-used meanings appearing at the top and less common meanings below.” This also argues for moving C.C. Pinckney to third: generally, when a person refers to “Charles Pinckney”, they are more likely to be referring to C.C. Pinckney's father or to Governor Pinckney than to C.C. Pinckney, who is almost always referred to as “Charles Cotesworth Pinckney” or “C.C. Pinckney”.

A simple check of “What links here” suffices to show that Charles Pinckney (governor) should precede Charles Pinckney (South Carolina chief justice).

DLJessup (talk) 16:18, 20 February 2006 (UTC)

Family relationship[edit]

The bio pages on Charles Pinckney (governor) and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney give their family relationship as first cousins once removed, but here they are listed as second cousins. Which is correct? — Dodiad (talk) 10:22, 8 September 2018 (UTC)