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From: "Kirsty Maunder" <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Re: Origin of the name Keturah
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2003 22:23:28 -0000
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Keturah is the name of an elderly neighbour of ours who, when we first met,
informed me that Keturah in the bible 'begat many children'....

Hope this helps!
Regards
Kirsty

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Blackwell" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2003 8:23 PM
Subject: Re: [DEV] Re: Origin of the name Keturah


> Hi
> Keturah was the wife of Abraham of the OT. She was Egyptian.
> Peter
>
> Joy Hungerford wrote:
>
> >Hi Listers
> >Either I blinked and missed it, or the msg about Keturah originally
appeared on a different list, so apologies for being vague. . .
> >My Returah (1842-1902) is married to my 1C3R, Richard Rowe WEARING. She
appears, according to the census you read, as Returah and Keturah - no
surname mentioned. I've puzzled about this in my aimless way for a long
time, thinking perhaps it was someone's poor handwriting responsible for the
variant.
> >As this is the first time I've seen either version mentioned, I wonder if
SKS could tell me if there *is* such a name as Returah, if anyone came up
with the origin of Keturah - and (well, it is Christmas!) if anyone knows
anything about the abovementioned wife of Mr WEARING.
> >Kind regards
> >Joy
> >
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