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Family historians are constantly confronted with records using nicknames. The researcher who does not know that Patsy was commonly used for Martha, Sandy for Alexander, Peter for Patrick? You may be losing records! This book lists not only nicknames for males and females, but also includes the American equivalent of Dutch/Frisian names, names used for both males and females, and superscripted names.
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Christine Rose, Certified Genealogist, Certified Genealogical Lecturer, and Fellow, American Society of Genealogists, has spent years researching in more than 500 of America's courthouses. She is a national lecturer, author, and professional genealogist. She was the recipient of the prestigious Donald Lines Jacobus award for two published genealogies. Her specialities include onsite research, military records, and federal land records. Her guidebooks are widely used among genealogists and family historians.Review:
This charmingly presented booklet ... is well worth its modest price. -- The American Genealogist
[This] will help to resolve many questions ... -- John Frederick Dorman, The Virginia Genealogist
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Book Description CR Publications, San Jose, CA, 2002. Trade Paperback. Condition: New. Fourth Edition. 67 pages; Over a thousand entries cross-referenced by given name and nicknames. Those unfamiliar with "Nabby" for Abigail, "Sandy" for Alexander, "Patsy" for Martha, "Jane" for Virginia, and others, will miss information in first name indexes. Includes appendixes of Dutch/Frisian names, superscripted names; names used both for males and females; and an article by the eminent Donald Lines Jacobus on nicknames. Seller Inventory # RMH201
Book Description Rose Association, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110929626141
Book Description Rose Association, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0929626141