One Quick Handwriting Transcription Challenge Every Day-for the genealogist in you
Yes Kathy, I thought it should be AUgusta with a "U" also..but I just don't see the "U". Actually, I thought it should have a male ending..AugustaV...as the "a" ending is usually feminine.
Well...I never said whether it was the actual veteran or his widow who was signing the bounty land papers (grin!). This is actually the veteran and he did sign Agusta Newman here as he did on other actual documents. He's clearly Augusta in many of his records, which is somewhat unusual.