My favorite names this week come from a family where the children’s first names are Darwin, Galileo, and Waco, all born between 1893 and 1898. I want to know those wacky, learned, non-conformist parents!
What are some surprising names in your family lines?
- Hurray! My county of research is not a “burned county!” A burned county is one of hundreds (?) across the country where we have lost records over the decades because of various courthouse fires. So, hurray! Gentry County, Missouri, is not a “burned county.” It is, however a “cyclone county.” Cyclone county? New term. Yes, we lost records because of a windstorm in 1883. (https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Gentry_County,_Missouri_Genealogy)
2. To clear up any confusion, Kansas, Oklahoma, is in Delaware County.