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Has anyone a similar experience with nicknames -- I've recently discovered
ancestor through a tombstone (headstone) inscription located in Woodbury
County, Iowa, USA, which was written:
Jirah (Irish) Carter
This person was born c. 1800 and I understand that "Jirah" is an old Biblical
name. Can anyone shed light on why "Irish" would be written in parenthese?
I am guessing that this man went by the nickname of "Irish" because he came
from Ireland.....? Is there perhaps another reason he might be called
this? Any additional thoughts on the subject would be very much appreciated.
Many thanks in advance,
Christi Carter Kilduff
Member #1607, USA (West) Regional Representative
Guild of One-Name Studies
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I am also looking in Sioux City area for a William Thompson last known
Born 28 Feb 1892 in Fowler IN and divorced in Sioux City in 9 jan 1924
Let me know
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I am looking for either John T. Ellis and/or Anna(Annie) Ellis. She emig
from Ireland either 1880 or a little later, and either alone or with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. John T. Ellis. Anna had a baby boy named John
Thomas in May 1885 in Sioux City.
Me, too! If someone is looking in Sioux City directories in that time
period, please look for Mary Lorena Rucker (may be just Lorena or
Laurena) or the same person with the last name of Sorenson.
Thank you muchly.
Bette Kosmolak wrote:
> Does anybody on this list have an 1891 or (later) census for Woodbury or a
> directory for Sioux City pre-1920. I am looking (really hard) for a Cremin
> family and can't find a thing, in particular for a Dr. Joseph Slocum Cremin --
> and I could sure use any help available.
> Bette Kosmolak
> Victoria BC
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Does anybody on this list have an 1891 or (later) census for Woodbury or a
directory for Sioux City pre-1920. I am looking (really hard) for a Cremin
family and can't find a thing, in particular for a Dr. Joseph Slocum Cremin --
and I could sure use any help available.
I have a new AOL address:
DAZZLEDAY(a)AOL.COM(Janette Nunez)....This is Janette's personal e-mail
address. I will be able to be reached on LUTONIUM(a)AOL.COM also, but I will
be using DAZZLEDAY to send out my mail.
Laura, thanks for the information....I am passing this on to all of my list
mates! Someone will find it useful. Did you find any Days from our tree
there? None of the Days listed looked familiar. There were quite a few
Maddux(ox) as well, although not familiar in my line. Sincerely, Janette
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