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From: Kinhunter <>
Subject: Re: [WVA] Three first names?
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2004 19:30:49 -0500
My ancestors are from Germany and it was always the custom to have 3
At 07:14 PM 8/5/2004, wrote:
>Does anyone know of a religious group or a custom of giving children three
>I have several ancestors who named their children three names and then their
>Most of the people were in the 1850s and 60s if this makes a difference.
>Does anyone know why they would do this or if it was a custom or what maybe
>was the signifiance of three names?
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