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Re: Need Help with abbreviation - (place of birth)!
Posted by: Eileen Date: February 18, 2002 at 11:55:53
In Reply to: Need Help with abbreviation - (place of birth)! by Dianne of 835

I'd be willing to bet it's MASS (Massachusetts}. Not all that far back in time the letter "S" was printed as if it were a lower case "F". I know my branch of the family landed in Massachusetts from England in 1628 and many of the direct descendants of that person still live in that area.


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