decedant's name, pls

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decedant's name, pls

Postby dmt1955 » 20 Mar 2015, 23:15

http://s29.postimg.org/bah1kc74n/1877_V ... _death.jpg

death act #92
i would appreciate a second set of eyes for deceased's first name.....from the name in the column and on the act itself, it appears to be Genseffa.....what do you think?

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Re: decedant's name, pls

Postby AngelaGrace56 » 21 Mar 2015, 04:58

That is what it looks like and the name does seem to exist? I had not heard this name before.
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Re: decedant's name, pls

Postby liviomoreno » 21 Mar 2015, 08:04

I read Genoeffa, a variation of Genoveffa.

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Re: decedant's name, pls

Postby AngelaGrace56 » 21 Mar 2015, 08:31

liviomoreno wrote:I read Genoeffa, a variation of Genoveffa.

Yes, you are correct. That is exactly what I read.........now. I always get thrown when I see two vowels together.
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Re: decedant's name, pls

Postby dmt1955 » 21 Mar 2015, 12:33

angela...there are many names in this town i have not come across before!

livio, i would have never figured that to be a 'v'....

thanks, i am very appreciative
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Re: decedant's name, pls

Postby liviomoreno » 21 Mar 2015, 12:40

dmt1955 wrote:..
livio, i would have never figured that to be a 'v'....
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And you were correct, there is no "V".

the name is written Genoeffa. :D

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Re: decedant's name, pls

Postby dmt1955 » 21 Mar 2015, 13:00

:oops:
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