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A list of names (they all start with the letter G) of actual people born in the late 1700s and 1800s. Just to show what interesting names our ancestors had. Names in the comments.

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m Gabriel Lopez b. 1847 NM
f Gabriella White b. 1898 KY
f Gaga Owens b. 1873 TX
m Galen White b. 1901 KY
f Galena Beeman b. 1892 CA
m Gallagher Sage b. 1841 IL
m Gallilee Jones b. 1877 SC
m Gallant White b. 1852 OH
m Gallatia Valentine b. 1849 NY
f Gallena Rumelly b. 1850 AL
m Galloway Williamson b. 1876 VA
m Galveston Reed b. 1842 MS
m Garfield White b. 1876 KY
m Garland Gentry b. 1827 KY
m Garrett Patton b. 1814 DE
m Gaspar Carnes b. 1891 NM
m Gavin Hedge b. 1837 OH
m Gem Davis b. 1871 AL
m Gene Simpson b. 1834 KY
f Genevieve Purce b. 1879 NY
m George Spencer b. 1825 MA
f Georgianna Anderson b. 1828 SC
m Geronimo Montoya b. 1808 NM
m Gerrard Waldross b. 1794 SC
m Gersham Drew b. 1846 NY
f Gertie White b. 1898 KY
f Gertrude Harris b. 1881 PA
f Gertrudis Chavez b. 1815 NM
m Gervais Boudreaux b. 1834 LA
m Gettysburg Turner b. 1878 MD
m Gideon Wilcox b. 1808 RI
m Gilbert Bainard b. 1822 DE
m Giles Watson b. 1826 VT
f Gilley Lawhorn b. 1826 TN
m Gilman Tenney b. 1810 NH
f Gladys White b. 1895 KY
f Glenanna Cox b. 1862 GA
f Glennette Smith b. 1872 IA
m Godfrey Gates b. 1811 SC
f Golda White b. 1893 KY
f Goldie White b. 1899 KY
m Goodman Oldham b. 1819 KY
m Gordon McKnight b. 1843 PA
f Gorena Easton b. 1876 MN
f Grace Fairbanks b. 1802 MA
f Graciela Martin b. 1825 NM
m Grady Blair b. 1893 CA
m Grafton Hutchings b. 1827 MA
m Grant Huddleston b. 1866 TN
m Granville Gaither b. 1832 TN
f Grateful Smead b. 1815 MA
m Gray Eagle Higgins b. 1860 Indian Terr.
m Green Ely b. 1817 VA
m Greenberry Parker b. 1805 NC
m Gregory Harvey b. 1879 CA
m Griffin Wilson b. 1866 NY
m Griffith Hensley b. 1848 VA
m Grizzly Jim b. 1837 CA
m Grover Matthews b. 1886 KY
f Guadalupe Montoya b. 1836 NM
m Guillermo Recibal b. 1791 NM
m Gurdon Smith b. 1820 OH
m Gus Stuart b. 1890 LA
m Gustave Anderson b. 1881 CA
m Gustavus Smith b. 1810 MD
m Guy Akins b. 1875 CA
f Gwinnette Henley b. 1877 CA
posted by guest :: 2014-04-28 15:37:00 | report
Those are really interesting. I wonder if some, like Grizzly Jim, were names that got picked up later in life.

It’s fun to see how a number of these are ones we see on present day lists as modern names, like Garrett and Gavin and Griffin. There are a few I think would be great as come back names, like Georgianna and Gervais.

If you want to see some really odd names, look up Puritan names. They blew everybody else out of the water when it came to strange names.
posted by guest :: 2014-04-28 16:19:14 | report

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