[APG Public List] Jr and Sr

kenozanne at bordernet.com.au kenozanne at bordernet.com.au
Tue Mar 8 15:32:37 MST 2011

              FWIW, my 16G grandfather, Thomas Killigrew had two sons both
by NN Beaupell and both named John. They were known as John
senior and junior. I'm descended from both - John senior is
also a 16G grandfather, John junior is a 15G grandfather.


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> Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 12:21:02 -0500
> From: Kathleen Warr <kathwarr at gmail.com>
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> I have a question regarding the abbreviations Jr. and Sr.  I always
> thought that if you had a Jr. then the person they were named after
> automatically becomes a Sr.  - for example - My father is James
> Michael Cogbill and my brother is James Michael Cogbill, Jr. - so
> doesn't that make my father a Sr.?  I was told no that it doesn't
> because on my father's birth certificate it doesn't say Sr.  Although
> in my thinking it wouldn't because you haven't had a kid yet to be
> named after you.
> Can someone please explain the rules of Jr. and Sr. to me?
> Thanks so much!
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> Kathleen Cogbill Warr
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