Posted By:Greg Matthews
Subject:Re: Jones Family
Post Date:December 12, 2010 at 00:44:07
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Forum:Brunswick County, VA Genealogy Forum
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I don't know anything about what you're talking about, however I did want to point out that Repps is a pretty common uncommon first name in the Brunswick County area Jones families (yes I did mean "common uncommon" so hopefully you understand my meaning!).

Although there really is no such thing as a misspelled name during this time period either Reps or Repps would be acceptable as a first name derived from the surname Repps, which itself comes from the name of a village in England.