Posted By:Jon Wenzel
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Subject:Re: William or Luke Van Ausdal, Van Ausdol
Post Date:July 26, 2010 at 14:34:49
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/va/fairfax/messages/652.html
Forum:Fairfax County, VA Genealogy Forum
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A lot of the time the enumberaters but down what they heard instead of what the exact spelling was. This would explain the many spellings. There are 75 to 125 spellings of the name from Sijmon Janz Van Arsdalen born 1627/28 in Belgium.

Thank you for your help and the Van site.

Have a good day,
Jon Wenzel