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Thread: Grandparent's Names
December 2nd, 2012 01:20 AM #36Member
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December 2nd, 2012 02:14 PM #38
Maternal grandparents: Johann "Hans" and Veronika "Vroni". Her parents were named Emil and Marie, I don't know about my granddad's.
Paternal grandparents: Georg and Mathilde. His parents were Georg and Maria, hers Simon and ... I'm not sure, but I think she was yet another Maria - after all, we're talking about small villages in a very Catholic part of Germany.Twenty-something SF & fantasy writer, name and language nerd in constant search of new names to bestow on defenseless characters. :-)
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December 2nd, 2012 05:43 PM #40Junior Member
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I love genealogy and recently started documenting my family. Some of the names that were used were pretty awesome...though some a definitely cringe-worthy and I can see why they fell out of use!
Miriam Ruth (goes by Ruth)
Clarence Alton (goes by Alton)
Bonnie Louis (went by B.L. I have no clue why his parents chose Bonnie for his name...)
Alma Mae (went by Alma)
I also know Alma's parents' names (so my great grandparents):
Ruth's parents' names (my great-grandparents):
Maddie (not short for anything)
December 3rd, 2012 10:34 AM #42
Taken from a post on my blog...
Violet Mary & Edward William Peter Jr.
Mary Jean & Albert Arthur (Violet’s parents)
Beatrice Anne & Edward William Peter Sr. (Edward’s parents)
Rose Kathleen & Gilbert Arthur (Mary’s parents)
Agnes Gertrude Mary & Arthur George (Albert’s parents)
Harriet Sophia & Ernest Richard (Beatrice’s parents)
Helena Florence Eliza & Herbert Henry William (Edward Sr’s parents)
Nora Frances & Arthur Charles Alfred
Catherine Mabel & Frederick James (Nora’s parents)
Rose Gloria & Wilfred Charles George (Arthur’s parents)
Jane Elizabeth & John Whitaker (Catherine’s parents)
Edith Louisa & Francis Silas (Frederick’s parents)
Enid Caroline & Cadwallader David (Rose’s parents)
Elinor Maud & William Arthur Isaac (Wilfred’s parents)⋆ Margaret Mary ⋆
Elisabeth Mary ⋆ Josephine Sarah ⋆ Iris Christabel ⋆ Beatrice Helena ⋆ Harriet Cordelia
Asher Benedict ⋆ Jude Raphael ⋆ Gabriel John ⋆ August Samuel ⋆ Joah Francis
Delyth ⋆ Enfys ⋆ Gwennan ⋆ Meirionwen ⋆ Rhoswen
Arwel ⋆ Elis ⋆ Emyr ⋆ Rhys ⋆ Selwyn
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December 3rd, 2012 10:50 AM #44