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From: Keith Jackson <>
Subject: Re: Amusing first names .........
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2002 16:07:59 +0000
Roger Bacon wrote:
> Ploughing, quarter by quarter, through the St. Catherine's Index yesterday
> from 1900 onwards searching for the deaths of great, great grandparents, I
> came across the registered death of:
> HAPPY BACON.
> Sadly, 'Happy' (boy or girl ?) was less than a year old. The registration
> district was Devonport.
> The story which those limited facts could conjure up................!
Happy is one contraction for Keren-happuch (third daughter of Job) so
the infant should be a girl.