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Subject: Re: Abbreviation "Jno."
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 11:27:15 GMT
"John Malone" wrote:
>Can anyone tell me what name the abbreviation "Jno." stands for?
>[...] a man whose name appears as "Jno" or "Jnt" or "Jny"
> in the Kildare parish baptisimal record entries for
>his various children. Yet according to records in the FamilySearch.org IGI
>data for his daughters' marriages, his name was Jeremiah. How could Jno be
>short for Jeremiah??
(You may be dealing with transcription errors.)
Jno. is John.
See http://amberskyline.com/treasuremaps/x-prop.html for examples of
abbreviations for (among others) John and Jonathan (nothing for
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