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21189RE: [S-R] UPDATE on symbols

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  • Armata, Joseph R
    Dec 5, 2008
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      Depening 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).

      Joe

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-
      > ROOTS@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Julie Michutka
      > Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 12:52 PM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > 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
      > here!
      >
      > Julie
      >
      > 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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