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From: Gary Myer <>
Subject: Re: [SD&G] "Jno"
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 23:11:01 -0400
I've always understood it to mean "John", although I have never
understood why "Jno" would be an abbreviation for "John"!
herman wellington wrote:
> I/ve seen it when it meant "Junior".
> Herman Witthoft
> P.S. In the old days, 1700's, "Junior" didn't necessarily mean "son of",
> it was used to denote people of the same first name, and the younger of
> the two. Could be uncles, garndpas, etc.
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2001 22:22:29 -0400 kent stienburg <>
> > Hi all,
> > Would any of you know what first name "Jno" would be short for. It
> > shows up on a couple of names in my family on the Cumberland census
> > 1881
> > and I've noticed it on other names in census. Thanks
> > Kent
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