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Origins of Names

Origins of Names

Many of us know that family names came about from various origins related to the world our ancestors lived in at that time – centuries ago. 511 more words

there was nothing un-special about her

I’m very sentimental with names. In naming my daughter, she has a name that both my husband and I share, and her middle name is both her paternal Nana’s name and my late maternal Nana’s name. 242 more words

Life And Something Like It

Who Are These People?

In this photograph from about 1939, Mrs. Carolyn Hyde is on the right. With here are her daughter, Carolyne, and also her grandson, Bill.  The man holding the coat could possibly be Melville Hanna Haskell, Carolyne’s second husband. 374 more words


July/August 2014


Making a Name for Yourself

Can you imagine a world where nothing is named? How could we make sense of what we’re seeing, hearing, touching, tasting, and smelling? 2,315 more words

Wordless Wednesday - Getting Ready, 1942

At Camp Gordon, three buddies from Company I, of the 12th Infantry Regiment, Fourth Infantry Division (IVY) are getting ready for World War II in 1942. 52 more words

Family Names