Category: Jottings

These are small jottings, in no particular order. This is simply a way to store them so that they be can be searched.

Jewish Family Names

 http://books.google.com/books?id=_dQP4nHgyVUC&pg=PP28&dq=jacob+jacobs&lr=&sig=nhmQ4tg9q6C8eYSeyao6KvqlpAU[Phil Kirby] Interesting as we think, David’s father was Jacob which may be why the family changed its name to Jacobs using the most hierarchal living member of their family. Maybe Jacob was still alive when Henry, Philip John took the name.  In the old bailey records David Jacobs had two other alias, one church and one barnett, its as...

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