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From: Elizabeth Moye <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] OT naming
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 15:14:40 -0500
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Hi Joan: Don't know for sure but I have seen this term used in an informal manner in 19th century NC newspapers and records. From the best I can tell it seems to refer to someone who owns land and is engaged in some sort of public service.
Elizabeth> From: > To: > Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 10:45:45 -0800> Subject: [TMG] OT naming> > This may be off topic, but I have found a family listed in the 1850 census > for Tennessee with the father's given name "Squire". A later census shows a > given name of Tom. Is "Squire" a title? What would it represent?> > Many thanks in advance. I did a google search, but found nothing definitive, > though it appears it may have something to do with being a justice of the > peace. His occupation is 'farmer'.> > Joan > > -------------------------------> For searching the list archives and other list information, please go to http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/other/Software/TMG.html.> To contact the TMG List Administrator, send a message to .> -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
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