Friday Serendipity

Charles Hansen does indexing for SCRIBE and he’s thousands of entries ahead of me. He send me interesting names and bits from time to time. He spotted this name in the 1896 school census for Whatcom County: Gweirydd Morgan, age 14. Now that’s obviously a Welsh name and what’s really cool about this entry was that I could imagine the mother standing at the census taker’s elbow to ensure that he spelled her daughter’s name correctly.

Did you know there was a Welsh Society here in Washington? There is! Click to