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Unusual Names March 19, 2016

Filed under: Ancestors,Genealogy,Names — Janet @ 3:22 pm

As I research my genealogy I am finding some unusual names, or maybe you could call them names from another age.

For example there is:

Palladia Wood, born 1536

Bethia (daughter in the William Learned family) – came to Charlestown Massachusetts 1630

Barnabus – John Lothrop family

Bathsheba – John Lothrop family

Isaac – Gillman family

Theophilus – born 1480

Ethelreda –

Mercy – born

Deliverance –

Enoch – think of Enoch Powell

Ephraim Curtiss d. 1775

Bathiah –

Ebenezer – Nathaniel Ebenezer Wells

Dorcas

Meritable

Thankful

Mehitable

Ephraim

Josiah

Abraham

Bildad

Job

Prudence

Zebediah

Millicent

Prudence

Zebadiah

Eleazer

Experience

 

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