Re: [MidTNGen] surname variations
- Yes I've ran across alot of "alternative" spellings in many of my surnames.
Then when you have someone trying to index the poor handwriting it can be
pretty difficult to filter thru all of it and find your families
Even my Hale surname has ALOT of
It's amazing. Then you throw in the fact
that my at least two of my Hales were
named William.....and well.....that makes it even harder.
Still gotta keep searching though
At 10:57 AM 9/7/02 -0500, you wrote:
>This is a tricky one, my Grandmother was married to a T.C. Nordin in 1911,
>he died but they had my Aunt Cecil Annie. My Grandfather married Emma Sue In
>as I discovered when I went to Sulpher Springs this past Thursday (for my
>Birthday) was that the census taker had spelled our name as Norton.........
- My problem is Pool/Poole surnames. Not so much the extra e, but that they named 8 of my male relatives Andrew Jackson Pool or Poole.
Am Southern born and bred and darn proud of it Am researching maternally:ballard,briley,clubbs,george,gillihan,goolsby,jackson,link(9x),majors,pool/poole,summers,thompson
Brenda Parker proud member of the IBSSG
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