Category: <span>Genealogy</span>

“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…

Family Genealogy Word of the Day

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

William Bence (1828-1900) was born in Stockport, Lancashire, England. He and his family lived in Heaton-Norris in the 1840s and early 1850s. William, two brothers, his wife, and a sister…

Genealogy History

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