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Offline Jennscott

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Name or place?
« on: Friday 02 February 18 17:29 GMT (UK) »
I found this in a book I bought. Iím wondering if anyone can decipher the signature or place. The book was printed in New York.
Thank you kindly

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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 02 February 18 19:22 GMT (UK) »
Looks a bit like Emerplowane,but that makes no sense at all- does it to you?

Of course as you bought the book you have no clues to help you.
How intriguing. Hope you get it sorted out.
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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #2 on: Friday 02 February 18 20:11 GMT (UK) »
How do you know it is a place name please?

The last half looks a bit like 'howard' to me.

West Yorks; ---- Illingworth, Marshall, Muffit/Muffett/Murfitt, Barber, Sanderson, Townend, Barraclough, Lister -- and lots more. Locations mainly in Birstall parish - Hartshead-- Drighlington --Adwalton --Mirfield - Heckmondwike --Kippax - Sherburn in Elmet.

Ireland ------Cleary, Whelan - Nenagh.
Dowling - Monasterevin
Daly - Westmeath

Lancashire ---- Smith from Alston , Johnson and Fairclough---- Tarleton and loads more from Tarleton and Accrington areas.

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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #3 on: Friday 02 February 18 20:14 GMT (UK) »
I thought it looked a little like Emerey  or Emery Coward.

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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #4 on: Friday 02 February 18 20:20 GMT (UK) »
Family search have quite a few similar names showing in US records - e.g.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9M2-VSN

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXZZ-RK2

Not really any way of deciding which one, if any, though.

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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #5 on: Friday 02 February 18 22:37 GMT (UK) »
Just as a matter of curiosity what is the book called and who is the author?
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #6 on: Friday 02 February 18 22:47 GMT (UK) »
Hi Jennscott,

Firstly a very warm welcome to RootsChat!

Like others I think it looks like 'Emery Howard' or could it be 'Peggy Howard'?

Hope this helps.

Kind regards

David
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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #7 on: Friday 02 February 18 23:50 GMT (UK) »
Iím so sorry guys, I donít know how to reply to the comments. Iíll try to figure it out. Lol

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Re: Name or place?
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 03 February 18 10:26 GMT (UK) »
Jennscott,

You have done it correctly. Simply click the blue 'Reply' at the foot of the page.

Everyone who has contributed to the particular 'thread' will receive a notification each time there is a message -- and we can all follow the link in the email notification to see the comments and to respond if we want to do so.

You don't really need to reply to every individual response - but it is polite to reply at least after you have received a couple or so, simply so that the responders know you have seen their contributions.

I was just wondering if this 'name' is in the preface of the book - if so it is more likely to be someone's name, rather than a place.
West Yorks; ---- Illingworth, Marshall, Muffit/Muffett/Murfitt, Barber, Sanderson, Townend, Barraclough, Lister -- and lots more. Locations mainly in Birstall parish - Hartshead-- Drighlington --Adwalton --Mirfield - Heckmondwike --Kippax - Sherburn in Elmet.

Ireland ------Cleary, Whelan - Nenagh.
Dowling - Monasterevin
Daly - Westmeath

Lancashire ---- Smith from Alston , Johnson and Fairclough---- Tarleton and loads more from Tarleton and Accrington areas.