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Offline josey

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Re: Interchangeable Name for Martha
« Reply #9 on: Friday 22 December 17 16:36 GMT (UK) »
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Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Interchangeable Name for Martha
« Reply #10 on: Friday 22 December 17 20:59 GMT (UK) »
my Aunt was called Polly - her real name was Jane but because one of her cousins was called Jane they 'changed' my aunts name to Polly to avoid confusion.

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Re: Interchangeable Name for Martha
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 24 December 17 11:02 GMT (UK) »
I've found two separate instances of Marthas being known as Pattie.
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Re: Interchangeable Name for Martha
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 24 December 17 14:08 GMT (UK) »
I've found two separate instances of Marthas being known as Pattie.

My book of names cites Mattie and Pattie as two of the earliest pet names for Martha.
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Re: Interchangeable Name for Martha
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 24 December 17 14:17 GMT (UK) »
My aunty was christened Martha but was always known as Pat or Patty/Pattie.


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