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Naming Pattern of The Palatine Germans
From the Kilts Family Newsletter
Used with permission

First son named after the father's father.
Second son named after the mother's father.
Third son named after the father.
Fourth son named after the father's eldest brother.

First daughter named after the mother's mother.
Second daughter named after the father's mother.
Third daughter named after the mother.
Fourth daughter named after the mother's eldest sister.

The Kilts Family Reunion is always the 3rd Sunday in August! They meet at the Salem Methodist Church, East Stone Arabia, NY. For information you may e-mail: Herman Witthoft.

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