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From: "Drew Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] name abbreviations
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 22:51:15 -0500
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> Subject: [APG] name abbreviations
> In an account of an early 1800s estate settlement in
> Kentucky, I found a list of several children of the deceased.
> The were separate entries several lines apart for the following:
> "Jo. Faulkner"
> "Jos. Faulkner"
> I know that "Jos." in probably "Joseph." I also know than
> "Jno." is often used for "John." In this particular record,
> could "Jo." possibly mean John?
> I suspect that "Jo." and "Jos." are the same person, because
> the total of
> their two shares equals exactly the shares distributed to
> other siblings. Just
> looking for any insights. Thanks.