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From: "Erin T. Crowe" <>
Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 20:50:10 -0700
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LOL Now that is a good one. I have a Brightberry Gardner, but Cellardoor
takes the cake.

Sincerely,

Erin T. Crowe, IBSSG
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Parrott" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?


> I'll bet none of you ever heard of someone named Cellardoor. Honest, one
> of my mother's aunts named a daughter Cellardoor because she was born in a
> cellar during a cyclone in Virginia in the 1920's.
> Her name was Cellardoor Thomas.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "fdean" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 4:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>
>
>>I seriously considered naming my first son Gerald, which would have made
>>him Gerald Dean
>> :-)
>> Frank Dean
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 9:04 PM
>> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>>
>>
>>> My grandmother's name was Johnie. Everyone tries to figure out what that
>>> is a nickname for and/or they get her gender wrong, even though her
>>> middle name was Maud. Just remember, don't name your boy Sue.
>>>
>>> :-)
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: John Parrott <>
>>> Sent: Aug 20, 2005 5:13 PM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>>>
>>> That's one reason genealogy is so difficult. My great grand mother was
>>> named Columbia, but no where is it recorded except on her marriage
>>> license-everyone called her Lummy, which is on her tombstone.
>>> John Parrott
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Pat Mims" <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 4:30 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>>>
>>>
>>>> My father was Audra Dee Sapp went by Jack. Go figure.
>>>> Pat
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Here's a couple that I have in my family tree.
>>>>>
>>>>> Gordon Lorwood Gee - Went by 'Wesley'
>>>>> Gordon Lorwood Gee, III - Went by 'Woody'
>>>>>
>>>>> Donna
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "M. Thelma Feese" <>
>>>>> To: <>
>>>>> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 12:48 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> How about "Bill" for Clifford Donald, my husband. The name was
>>>>>> attached
>>>>>> to him while still a babe in arms. His parents thought Clifford was
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> much for a small child. So why did they name him that in the first
>>>>>> place? Wasn't for any relative. If anyone calls and asks for
>>>>>> Clifford
>>>>>> you can bet it's a salesman or a business call.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thelma
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sat, 20 Aug 2005 12:16:07 -0400 "Carol Hall" <>
>>>>>> writes:
>>>>>>> On Francis or Frances..
>>>>>>> whitch should be used for a man??
>>>>>>> Like Carol is my name-the male partof this name is Carroll..
>>>>>>> Thanks Carol
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: "Paul Drake" <>
>>>>>>> To: <>
>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 12:04 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Not me; for Francis or Frances, of course, but not for James.
>>>>>>> Still,
>>>>>>> folks - then and now - were and are very imaginative about
>>>>>>> nicknames,
>>>>>>> especially where there are others in the near-family with the same
>>>>>>> given name.
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: cristy
>>>>>>> To:
>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 10:49 AM
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Has anyone heard of "Frankie" being a nickname for "James"?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>> christy
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: <>
>>>>>>> To: <>
>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 10:07 AM
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Names the Same ?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> > Hi,
>>>>>>> > Yes, I have an instance where James and John were used for the
>>>>>>> same
>>>>>>> > person.
>>>>>>> > In his mother's will she calls him "James Bryant" but everywhere
>>>>>>> else he
>>>>>>> > is
>>>>>>> > known as "John Bryant Franklin."
>>>>>>> > Rachel
>>>>>>
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>>> Dear Ancestor:
>>>
>>> Your tombstone stands among the rest,
>>> neglected and alone.
>>> The name and the date are chiseled out
>>> on polished, marbled stone.
>>> It reaches out to all who care.
>>> It is too late to mourn.
>>> You did not know that I exist.
>>> You died and I was born,
>>> yet each of us are cells of you
>>> in flesh, in blood, in bone.
>>> Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
>>> entirely not our own.
>>> Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
>>> one hundred years ago
>>> spreads out among the ones you left,
>>> who would have loved you so.
>>> I wonder if you lived and loved,
>>> I wonder if you knew
>>> that someday I would find this spot
>>> and come to visit you.
>>>
>>> --Author Unknown
>>>
>>> ______________________________
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