Friday, March 23, 2012

Surname Variations #2 - Surname Saturday

These are some of the surnames I'm researching in my family history. I will continue to update this list as I work on different families.

Below each surname are the spelling variations, the dates found in records, and the location where the ancestor lived at the time.

ARMITAGE (Abel, Elizabeth)
  • Armitage - 1841-1861 Yorkshire, U.K. Censuses; 1880 U.S. Census
  • Harmatage - 1870 U.S. Census, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio
  • Armiddage - 1874 final naturalization record, Jefferson County, Ohio
  • Armatage - 1875-76 Steubenville (Jefferson County, Ohio) City Directory

BICKERSTAFF (Augustine, William, Ellis, Edward Jesse, Emma)
  • Bickerstaff - early 1800s-present, Jefferson, Mahoning, & Trumbull Counties, Ohio
  • Biggerstaff - (Ellis) 1890-1907, Civil War Pension File; Jefferson, Mahoning, and Trumbull Counties, Ohio; Alleghany and Westmoreland Counties, Pennsylvania

DOYLE (Andrew, William, Gust, Lee)
  • Doyle - Mercer County, Pennsylvania, Northumberland, England - most commonly-found spelling across all research
  • Doile - (Andrew) 1880 U.S. Census

FROMAN (John, Tressa)
  • Frommann - 1856 passenger list, Mercer County, Pennsylvania
  • Fromann - 1860 U.S. Census, Mercer County, Pennsylvania
  • Fromman -1868 transcription of Tressa's baptismal record, Mercer County, Pennsylvania
  • Fromer - 1870 U.S. Census, Mercer County, Pennsylvania

GERNER (Fredrick)
  • Gener - 1926 - Pennsylvania Death Certificate Index, Butler County, Pennsylvania

MEINZEN (Henry Carl)
  • Minson - 1870 U.S. Census, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio
  • Minzen - 1880 U.S. Census, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio
  • Mincin - 1920 U.S. Census, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio


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