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"R" preceding name on Baptism records

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Re: "R" preceding name on Baptism records

Posted: 18 Sep 2010 9:45AM GMT
Classification: Query
Gloria, thanks for the tips. I asked my bit of a distant cousin who grew-up in Chicago and whose fam. kept-up on teaching the younger generation the German language and he didn't know either.
Maybe after I find out I can teach him something for a change!
BOB--excellent question about our written skills a few generations from now LOL! Even today they don't do much cursive writing at all! My 15 yr. old grandson cannot even read cursive and rarely uses it due to homework, beginning in 4th grade, needing to be turned in as computer generated. True fact! He is not a dummy by any means. He's an "A" student and plays bagpipes (really hard instrument). I was shocked to learn he didn't know cursive. But, hey, maybe that could be a little side-job for some of us very soon--translating cursive into text. Kind of sad, though.
I think I'm going to scan some of those records and see if anyone can figure it out.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
ronnee 17 Sep 2010 3:07PM GMT 
RLipprandt228... 17 Sep 2010 6:13PM GMT 
ronnee 17 Sep 2010 6:50PM GMT 
rloss1 17 Sep 2010 7:09PM GMT 
gfbishida 18 Sep 2010 7:48AM GMT 
RLipprandt228... 18 Sep 2010 10:23AM GMT 
GloriaBauerIs... 18 Sep 2010 11:40AM GMT 
rloss1 18 Sep 2010 12:02PM GMT 
ronnee 18 Sep 2010 3:45PM GMT 
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