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I found this naming pattern form on a FaceBook Genealogy Group

I thought this was interesting to read. I had not seen it written out until now.

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“I got this list of naming patterns form another list I am on hope this helps.

 

1st son=father’s father

2nd son=mother’s father

3rd son=father

4th son=father’s oldest brother

5th son=father’s 2nd oldest brother or mother’s oldest brother

1st dau=mother’s mother

2nd dau=father’s mother

3rd dau=mother

4th dau=mother’s oldest sister

5th dau=mother’s 2nd oldest sister or father’s oldest sister

 

IRISH 1800’s

 

First daughter was named after the Paternal Grandmother

Second daughter was named after the Maternal Grandmother

First son was named after the Paternal Grandfather

Second son was named after the Maternal Grandfather

Then alternate names using the Grandmother’s,Granfather’s, Aunt’s and Uncle’s 

names.

 

SCOTTISH 1700-1800 and early DUTCH

 

First Daughter was named for her Maternal Grandmother

Second Daughter was named for her Paternal Grandmother

Third Daughter was named after her Mother

Other Daughters were named after other Family Members

First son was named after his Paternal Grandfather (sometimes Maternal)

Second Son was named after his Maternal Grandfather (sometimes Paternal)

Third son was named after his Father

 

ENGLISH and WELSH 1700-1800’s

1st dau= Mother’ Mother

2nd dau= Mother’s Father’s Mother

3rd dau= Mother

4th dau= Mother’s oldest Sister

1st son= Father’s Father

2nd son= Mother’s Father

3rd son=Father

4th son= Father’s oldest Brother

 

OLD GERMAN

 

The first name of each Daughter was usually the first name of the Mother

The first name of the Son was usually the first name of the Father

 

Often times the middle name of each child was the name of the baby’s 

baptismal sponsor and they were usually called by his/her middle name.

 

 TNGenWeb Project FaceBook Group

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  • [GEORGIA] Nameing Patterns by RFAirEagle”
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Wordless Wednesday ~ Disabled American Veterans of the World War

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Amaneunsis Monday ~ Roy FENN ~ Letter Jan 27, 1947

 

 

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Amaneunsis Monday ~ Martha CONN ~

Martha CONN JOHNSON

 

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Happy Earth Day….

Tipton Tribune ~ Earth Day ~ 4-21-1970

Earth Day ~ Tipton Tribune ~ 4-22-1970

Misc. Pictures….

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Francis CONN and John L. CONN

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Amaneunsis Monday ~ Estella CONN ~ Letter

Martha CONN, Catherine FENN, and Estella CONN

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Those Places Thursday ~ West Union School Yearbook 1916 – 1917

This was my Great Grandma Jessie Opal CONN FENN BRITTON yearbook from when she was in 8th grade at West Union School.  The book was made of paper with pictures glued in it. I believe some of her siblings are in the younger grades.

West Union Yearbook 1916 – 1917 ~ In Iroquois County, Illinois 

Jessie Opal CONN WARD BRITTON in 8th Grade.

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Wordless Wednesday ~ STAFFORD Men ~ William A. Jr. on tractor, William A. Sr. , unknown girl, unknown girl, and John M.

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Amaneunsis Monday ~ Addie WARD CONN ~ Letter 28-40

This letter was written by Addie WARD CONN to her daughter Jessie Opal CONN FENN BRITTON. This letter confirms the names Nancy PRICE and William WARD that I thought were the parents. My great aunt had this letter but she must have forgotten about this information. I was excited when I found it.

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Dear Babe and all

Your letter came last week and found ur all right.

Am glad Mrs Fenn is improving it must be hard for to have to lye in bed so long, but maby she feels like resting.

Things are just the same here. I meant I didn’t think I would be able to  go any place this summer don’t know if I can ride to the reunion and back in a day. My Mothers name was Albany Yount. Dads mothers maiden name was Nancy Price. I don’t know what mothers, mother name was of course her last name was Yount but I cant remember her given name. Dads fathers name was William Ward and his grandparents were John Ward and John Price. The would be my great grand-parents to day have had a lot of rain the last June day. willl se you at the reunion if I can Love Ma

Pas Mothers name was Sarah Catherin Neff.

Jessie Opal CONN FENN BRITTON

Addie WARD CONN

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