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17 March 2011

Surplus Consonants?

Is your ancestor enumerated in a census or other record with an extra consonant at the end of their name? Emma Sargent is enumerated as Emor, Emmar, and several other spellings ending with an "r," likely because of how she pronounced her name.

Could a name for which you are looking have a consonant added at the end?