Monthly Archives: September 2016

ABCs & Our Family Trees: The Letter C

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I have always been fascinated by language, specifically where it originates and how it adapts, mutates, and relates to other languages. That is why I found the recent series of blogs by Andrew’s Kindred so intriguing. It combined my love of etymology with my love of genealogy.  I was so inspired, in fact, that I decided to try my hand at chronicling the origins of our families’ surnames.

This is the third installment of a series of posts documenting the etymology of many of our families’ surnames (recent and distant, direct and indirect.)


Now that the B names have been documented (Finally, hallelujah!), next up is the letter C. Thankfully, there are way fewer C surnames in our families, so here goes:

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Recreating the Past, One Stone at a Time

GuedelonIn my genealogical research, I have unearthed evidence that a quite a few of our ancestors have resided in some truly impressive manors, castles, or fortresses. Sadly, many of these structures have been lost through the ages.

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