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From: "D. O'" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] hieroglyphics for identifying year in 1700's
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 15:01:51 +0000
Thanks Mona - it was Latin shorthand afterall! You're such a smart cookie, we're lucky to have you on this list.
> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 10:16:01 -0400
> Subject: Re: [Q-R] hieroglyphics for identifying year in 1700's
> Hello Doreen,
> The squiggly which looks like a "egby ij" or sometimes "gby ij" is
> actually a "MCii.ii" and means 1702.
> It is the stylized form of MCXXII
> D. O' wrote:
> > In viewing the register for Ste-Famille, I.O. I saw that the good padré used strange symbols to identify the year in his bmd entries.
> > For a best view, go to www.familysearch.org - select Pilot then to Sainte-Famille-de-l'isle-d'Orleans for 1679-1718.
> > I had been looking at the Pelletier baptism on image 126. Or look at image 100 or same book, left side, second entry for a baptism... what is written between the words
> > "Mars" .... and "je curé" - looks like Latin shorthand.
> > Cheers!
> > Doreen
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