Category: Family

“In his slim and excellent volume, The Name Is the Game: Onomatology and the Genealogist, NGS Fellow Lloyd de Witt Bockstruck coins the term uxornecronym: “the name of the first daughter…

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The other night while cleaning out a hallway desk I came across a box of items I inherited from my paternal grandfather, Raymond Everett Bence (1892-1973). I remember seeing the…

Family Genealogy

Family Genealogy

My father always said that he never forgot our birthdays because one of us would always remind him. Mary Margaret (Shepardson) Bence (1926 – 2011) Catherine Lee Bence (April 12 –) Raymond…

Family Genealogy

Cleaning out a bookcase today, I came across the following small photo. There is a handwritten note on the back. Evelyn Morse    Flossie Drummy     Marge Morse Ray…

Family Genealogy