History, grad school, and gravestones!
Okay, this post made me laugh out loud! And it's so true. (And I say this as someone who has a Dorcas on my family tree.)
I've spent a ridiculous amount of time on yr blog. I've always loved odd historical names, lists and gravestone carving (you might like this old post of mine):http://bit.ly/i2dsXA I was really interested in yr comment that perhaps Puritans heard biblical names they liked but didnt do much research as to the origin/meaning. Why else call your son or daughter a harlot or "pain."I wonder.Here's something I'd been wondering but have no insight into: early 19th century, there were a number of white anglo saxon males named Alonzo and Fernando. War heroes? Popular literature of some sort?Thanks for lots of entertaining reading
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