Sunday, September 13, 2009

Various Spellings of Surnames

I imagine most of us have at one time or another been plagued by inventive spellings of surnames as we have tried to track down an elusive ancestor. Myra Vanderpool Gormley writing for has some things to share about that topic. Although her specific examples are Scandinavian names, there are lessons for all of us in what she says.

Read her article at

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