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From: "Daniel W Treadway" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Given name of "Friend"
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2008 07:33:09 -0600
On Sat, 13 Dec 2008 15:26:36 -0600
Diane Graham <> wrote:
> I have a quick question for this list.
> I have 2 Connecticut ancestors whose first (given) name was Friend.
>Friend White. Birth dates are 1748 and 1775.
> I know that "Friend" is a title of respect used when Quakers
> each other in conversation.
> Is there any reason to suspect that a given forename of Friend may
> at Quaker background?
> Thank you,
It seems unlikely to me. I'd be looking for a nearby Friend family
and trying to find the connection.
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