What’s In A Name? (8-26-2017)

What’s in a name?  Those odd immigrant names really took a beating in the US. Our German great-grand-father’s name was “Boldewahn” But it was spelled: Baldewan Boldwahl Boldean Boltewahn My favorites are: Oldewahn Bolderwack  and Baltimore To be fair, the name was often spelled in the German church books as Bolduan. The Nagel family think … Continue reading What’s In A Name? (8-26-2017)