December 1984



Mary: Polly, Molly

Martha: Patsy, Mattie, Patty

Ann or Anna: Nancy

Sara: Sally

Jane: Jean, Jenny, Jincy, Ginny

Elizabeth: Betsy, Betty Bessie

Catharine: Caty, Kate, Kitty

Francies: Fanny

Margaret: Peggy

Susanna: Susan, Sukey, Suzy

Alice: Alsey, Alley

Dorothy or Dorthea: Dolly

Lucinda: Lucy

Christina: Tina, Teny

Temperance: Tempy

Jemina: Mimy

Abigail: Abby

Ruth or Rutha: Ruthy

Caroline: Liny

Eleanor or Ellen: Nolly

Amanda: Mandy

Millicent: Milly

---from Ridge Runners


The Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society was organized in May 1970, a non-profit organization, its primary purpose is education in the field of genealogy. Membership is open to individuals upon payment of the annual dues of $10, or a couple for $15, per year, beginning in May. Life membership is available for a one-time payment of $250.

CGCGS publishes a quarterly "The Collage of Cape County" in March, June, September, and December, sent free to members. All members are encouraged to submit articles for publication.


Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society
PO Box 571, Jackson, MO 63755
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The CGCGS Library is located in the Research Room at the Cape Girardeau County Archive Center, 112 East Washington, Jackson, MO and is open during regular Archive Center hours. Our meetings are held at The Cape Girardeau County Archive Center, 112 East Washington in Jackson MO, bimonthly in January, March, May, July, September, and November on the fourth Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., unless announced otherwise.


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