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From: Anne Peat <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Christian name Seabiss?
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 15:31:34 +0100
I haven't come across Seabiss, and can't find it anywhere on the
Ancestry censuses - but Seba is more common.
He was said to be one of the descendants of Cush, grandson of Noah (
the people of Seba) so it is a name taken from the Bible. ( see Genesis
10 verse 7)
On 27 Jun 2006, at 14:58, Margaret Hothi wrote:
> I have someone born 1817 whose Christian name appears to be Seabiss.
> In the 1881 census there is a man called Seba who is almost certainly
> the same person. Has anyone come across this Christian name?