U is for Unique

 

 

 

 

 

U

 

 

 

 

is for Unique.

 

Not.  There’s little in our family tree that is unique.  This is something that makes my research a little more difficult.  Those folks that have unique surnames have the difficulty of finding folks whose names were misspelled by census takers and other record keepers.  My problem is that there were a lot of Smith’s, Jones’, and Harris’.  Harris turns up in my family multiple times.  What a tangled web!

In addition to common surnames, it seems their given names are common as well. John, William, James…

 

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