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Re: Origin of the Surname Rife
Posted by: Michelle Rife Date: July 04, 2001 at 01:10:46
In Reply to: Re: Origin of the Surname Rife by Loretta Lynn Layman of 321

Loretta,
My father Admiral Dewey Jr.(now deceased) wrote a book entitled Rife and Riffe Family History during the many years of research he discovered that the name has been spelled several ways. Most of the changes we believed to have been spelling errors: Reiff, Riffe, Reif to Rife.

Michelle


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