Strange occupation

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Strange occupation

Postby willperone » 21 Nov 2010, 19:15

This woman's occupation looks like it's Gytildonna. Does anyone know what that is? I know her husband was some wealthy landowner if that helps.

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Re: Strange occupation

Postby willperone » 21 Nov 2010, 19:18

Maybe it's gentildonna?

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Re: Strange occupation

Postby maestra36 » 21 Nov 2010, 19:44

I agree that the word is gentildonna-means noblewoman, dame, gentlewoman, member of upper class

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Re: Strange occupation

Postby aliza24 » 03 Dec 2010, 01:13

Don't have any of those kind of people in my tree. ;)

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Re: Strange occupation

Postby willperone » 03 Dec 2010, 01:17

Hah that's what I thought too... they were all farmers, but then there was this one line that was carpenter -> carpenter -> tailor -> the town clerk, pretty crazy what you find sometimes


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