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Subject: Re: Makray
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: June 13, 2010 at 12:12 PM
Reply to: Re: Makray by mcts

It's possible, if your ancestors were illiterate - and in the 19th century the vast majority of people were - that the spelling of their name was subject to the whims of some clerk. In the past it was quite common to find he same person's name spelt differently in different documents.

Messages in this thread:
  • Makray - mcts  Jun 7 2010, 3:22 PM
    • Re: Makray - Jim Young  Jun 9 2010, 12:58 PM
      • Re: Makray - mcts  Jun 11 2010, 3:44 PM
        • Re: Makray - Marc  Jun 12 2010, 8:55 AM
          • Re: Makray - mcts  Jun 12 2010, 2:23 PM
            • Re: Makray - Jim Young  Jun 13 2010, 12:12 PM