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Adding new spelling to family line.....

Found this spelling to be widely used in South Carolina.
Made the connection through local solicitor, Mary Guynn, who has traced the family name to GWYNNS ISLAND, VA.
So, will include this version in future searches.
*John A Guynn, CSA from Texas
*William J Guynn, CSA from Texas

Added by John A Gwinn on April 17, 2010 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Future fare

A modern woman is explaining to her little girl about pictures in the family
photo album.
"This is the geneticist with your surrogate mother and here's your sperm
donor and this is your father's clone. This is me holding you when you
were just a frozen embryo. And the lady with the very troubled look on
her face is your aunt, a genealogist."

Added by John A Gwinn on March 23, 2010 at 4:06pm — 1 Comment

Stome cutters Art

· The term "relict" on a tombstone means that the woman was a widow at the time of her death.

· The term "consort" on a tombstone means that her husband survived her.

· The term "cenotaph" engraved on a tombstone indicates an empty grave, with the stone erected in honor or memory of a person buried elsewhere (often erected in honor of a person lost at sea or in war)


· Arches - victory in death

· Arrows - mortality

· Bouquets, Flowers -… Continue

Added by John A Gwinn on January 29, 2010 at 8:16pm — No Comments


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