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# Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Parents With a Sense of Humor
Posted by Diane

Hee, hee. I was searching Ancestry.com birth records for one of my Frost relatives, and I found this record for an unrelated person:



Must be a transcription error, I thought. But here's the original record:



Sure looks like Icy Frost to me. I suppose this little one's name could be Joy, what with the similarities between the clerk's capital Js and Is. Elsewhere on this birth registry, I found a James:

   

and the surname Isaacs:



What do you think? There are more genealogy giggles—these, from censuses—in the November 2011 Family Tree Magazine Everything's Relative column. If you'll be in charge of naming a baby soon and want to know what to avoid, this book might be for you.

Genealogy fun | Vital Records
Wednesday, October 05, 2011 4:57:35 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)  #  Comments [0]
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