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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Laura,<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Not just women dislike their names.&nbsp; My
father had a cousin named Daniel.&nbsp; It wasn&#8217;t until long after he died and
I started doing genealogy that I found his name was actually John Daniel and he
hated John.&nbsp; The only records I have found with his full name are his birth
certificate and the first census he was recorded in at age 6 months old.&nbsp; Every
other document he is listed as Daniel.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>How is the weather in NH?<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Chuck Mason<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2
face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>
apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com@apgen.org
[mailto:apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com@apgen.org] <b><span
style='font-weight:bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Laura Prescott<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Tuesday, March 08, 2011
12:39 PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> 'apgpubliclist'<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> Re: [APG Public List]
abbreviation</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><font size=1 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Verdana'>My grandmother was born Ida Laura
Serr, but after she met my grandfather she was known simply as Laura Serr
Prescott. He hated the name Ida and she complied. You may find a similar
situation where a woman abandoned her given name because she, or someone else,
disliked it. Thus, are &#8220;roadblocks&#8221; created.<br>
<br>
Laura<br>
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-- <br>
Laura G. Prescott<br>
<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Brookline</st1:City>, <st1:State
 w:st="on">NH</st1:State></st1:place><br>
<i><span style='font-style:italic'>www.LauraPrescott.com<br>
<a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/lauraprescott">http://www.linkedin.com/in/lauraprescott</a><br>
<br>
</span></i><br>
On 3/8/11 12:24 PM, &quot;<a href="JFonkert@aol.com">JFonkert@aol.com</a>&quot;
&lt;<a href="JFonkert@aol.com">JFonkert@aol.com</a>&gt; wrote:</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=1 face=Arial><span style='font-size:9.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Not many Ida's today, but it is not that unusual a name, I
think.<br>
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Arial'><br>
In a message dated 3/8/2011 11:22:43 A.M. Central Standard Time, <a
href="cgrs791@netscape.com">cgrs791@netscape.com</a> writes:</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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</span></font><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Terry,<br>
</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Arial'><br>
<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'><br>
</span></font><br>
<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'>I checked &nbsp;<st1:PersonName
w:st="on">Christine Rose</st1:PersonName>&#8217;s &#8220;Nicknames Past
&nbsp;and Present, 5th ed.&#8221; and did not find anything. &nbsp;I seen to
&nbsp;remember a TV show having a character that had an aunt Ida. &nbsp;<br>
</span></font><br>
<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'><br>
</span></font><br>
<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'>Chuck &nbsp;Mason<br>
</span></font><br>
<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'><br>
</span></font><br>
&nbsp; </span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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</span></font><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2
face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'> &nbsp;<a
href="apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com@apgen.org">apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com@apgen.org</a>
&nbsp;[<a href="mailto:apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com@apgen.org">mailto:apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com@apgen.org</a>]
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Terry Parcel<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Tuesday, March 08, 2011
12:06 &nbsp;PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> &nbsp;<a
href="apgpubliclist@apgen.org">apgpubliclist@apgen.org</a><br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [APG Public List]
&nbsp;abbreviation<br>
</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Arial'><br>
</span></font><br>
<font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'><br>
&nbsp;<br>
&nbsp;<br>
<br>
</span></font><font color="#444f75" face=Tahoma><span style='font-family:Tahoma;
color:#444F75'>Anyone know if &nbsp;Ida is an abbreviation for a woman's first
name. &nbsp;Hitting a &nbsp;roadblock. &nbsp;Thanks.<br>
<br>
</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><font size=2 face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'><br>
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</span></font><font size=1 face=Arial><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:
Arial'>Jay Fonkert, CG<br>
<a href="http://fourgenerationsgenealogy.blogspot.com/">http://fourgenerationsgenealogy.blogspot.com/</a><br>
</span></font><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><font size=2 face=Arial><span
  style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Saint Paul</span></font></st1:City><font
 size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>, <st1:State
 w:st="on">MN</st1:State></span></font></st1:place><br>
<br>
<font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Director,
Association of Professional Genealogists<br>
(</span></font><font size=1 face=Arial><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:
Arial'>professional profile at www.apgen.org) &lt;<a
href="http://www.apgen.org)/">http://www.apgen.org)/</a>&gt; <br>
Member, Genealogical Speakers Guild<br>
(professional profile at <a href="http://www.genealogicalspeakersguild.org/">http://www.genealogicalspeakersguild.org/</a>)<br>
</span></font><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Arial'>Member, International Society of Family History Writers and Editors <br>
<br>
</span></font><font size=1 face=Arial><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:
Arial'>CG (Certified Genealogist) is a service mark of the Board for
Certification of Genealogists, used under license by Board-certified associates
after periodic competency evaluations.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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