Posted By:John Preston
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Subject:Re: Wrong name on CW marker
Post Date:February 15, 2013 at 16:04:25
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It is possible that it's the old usage of Jr.

Upto perhaps 1900 Jr. did not mean "son of". In the days when many did not have a middle name Jr. was used to mean the younger of two men in the same town with the same name.