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Re: Cynthia De May

Posted: 17 Apr 2012 10:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
This might be too long a stretch, but there is a Gallic word wemyss that means cave. Wemyss and Wemes can be pronounced similarly, so wemesfeld could be an area with caves. I have not found wemes or wemelsfeld, or wemesfeld in my big German dictionary so if the origin of the name is German it might be a dialect or an ancient word lost in the past. Just idle speculation. Now I need to figure out why the Wemes/Wemesfelder family moved to NY. Thanks again for all your help.
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dennisgroetje... 16 Apr 2012 8:10PM GMT 
Lee_B 17 Apr 2012 1:57PM GMT 
Luke Baars 17 Apr 2012 2:44PM GMT 
Lee_B 17 Apr 2012 4:03PM GMT 
rdpiet 17 Apr 2012 4:19PM GMT 
Luke Baars 17 Apr 2012 7:18PM GMT 
dennisgroetje... 17 Apr 2012 10:36PM GMT 
Lee_B 17 Apr 2012 11:14PM GMT 
Luke Baars 18 Apr 2012 12:33AM GMT 
dennisgroetje... 18 Apr 2012 5:39AM GMT 
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