21189RE: [S-R] UPDATE on symbols
- Dec 5, 2008Depening on where the symbols are, I've also seen circle(s) with a line through or across them used to mean "ditto" (repeating info from above entry in a column).
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> From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-
> ROOTS@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Julie Michutka
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> Subject: Re: [S-R] UPDATE on symbols
> Hmmm, have I mis-remembered where I saw it? Now I'll have to see if I
> can find an example here at home, among the records that I photocopied.
> You all are a gold mine of information; always something new to learn
> On Dec 5, 2008, at 11:59 AM, Ben Sorensen wrote:
> > Those are two rings of marriage, separated by a line. That would
> > signify DIVORCE, which is why sometimes we find |00 (first
> > marriage), 0|0 (divorce), ||00 (second marriage.) If you see one
> > ring (0) it means engaged, as traditionally men don't wear
> > engagement rings....
> > Ben
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