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How many ways can you spell her name?

Posted: 2009-11-02T13:01:08Z

Feriba, Febby, Fereba, Phebby, Febeba... ? ? ?

James W. Morgan married Pheiba Crow 25 February, 1821, according to the marriage records of Jasper County, GA. Note the spelling.

I have been looking at numerous documents lately - census records, family group sheets, pension records, etc. - trying to track down every available piece of information on this couple. Everything I've looked at in the original documentation has the name of James' spouse spelled differently. In fact hardly any two documents spell it alike! And to add to the difficulties early 19th century script isn't always easy to decipher. It's no wonder there is so much confusion in online family trees about her actual name.

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Category: +Morgans in Georgia | Posted by: Linda | Add comment