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Elsden... and other names

My name Elsden, is possibly of Scandinavian origin; there is a village in Northumbria called Elsdon, but we have no connection with that. Our Elsdens came from Norfolk; my dad always said we came from Sweden and arrived at King’s Lyne a sea port on the River Ouse where it flows into the Wash. 441 more words

Family Stories

Lucy ABERNATHY - excerpt

Lucy ABERNATHY

My Relationship : 5th Great Grandmother

Birth: 1789, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Death: 8 Nov 1873, Dry Pond, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Marriage with: Temple SHELTON… 18 more words

Genealogy - Family History

G is for Goucher

Several years ago I was sent this lovely First Day Cover for the Goucher Victory Ship. From limited research it would appear that these ships, were named after Colleges in the US and were used in the main for returning American troops back to the United States at the end of the Second World War. 7 more words

A - Z Challenge 2015

Scottish Names

The links below are to articles that take a look at Scottish names and how the naming of children worked ‘back in the day.’

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Article

Surnames - Part 2

So my last post was about the length of Tamil surnames and how most Tamils shorten their surnames.

I have now been told that I will never understand what is feels like to have a long surname. 234 more words

Tamil

Surnames Thus Far

Main Surnames This Blog Includes:

 

  • LOGSTON/LOGSDON
  • RUSSELL
  • MEUNIER
  • SILCOX
  • POPE
  • McLAUGHLIN
  • CONES  

 

 

Other names that will be included at a later time

  • ADAMS
  • ALBRITTON
  • FOLLMAN
  • SEXTON
  • THEIRING
  • JOHNSON
Surnames