Children's names

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Sometimes I just have to smile at some of my ancestors and how they named their children.  Americus was the first born and seemingly named after Amerigo Vespucci.  Then the next birth: twins and they named the boys Christopher and Columbus ... gotta love it!
WikiTree profile: Americus Jewett
in The Tree House by Bob Jewett G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

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Those are so cool that I’m not going to share my nutty mountain family names. Well, maybe one, Lusla, an uncle. At least the Jewett family had sense enough to use “real” names attached to history.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
selected by Susan Laursen

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