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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Just What Is That First Letter?

He's no relative of mine, but this 58 year old native of Woodford County, Illinois, was living in Iroquois County when he registered. And while he's not a relative, I've got ones with this first name and ones with this last name.

10 comments:

  1. On second thought, maybe it's an H.

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  2. It is Harm Dirks - both of those names are part of my Ostfriesland ancestry.

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  3. Aitch ... or, H

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  4. I concur H. time line and writing style should be checked against other words on paper.

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  5. Only 1 problem with comparing the writing with other words--this is a signature on a draft card and it is the only part of the card that the registrant signed.

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