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Old May 4th, 2014, 04:57 PM   #1
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Can anyone decipher the surname in this clipping, please?

Sister- Ellen ?
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I know she was originally Ellen Donovan and I have the rest of the Donovan family on the census at the address shown but I can't make out Ellen's married name. Any help appreciated. Thanks.
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Old May 4th, 2014, 05:23 PM   #2
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Looks like Harrison to me.
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Harrison or Garrison...
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Could be Masterson...

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Thanks Tim and How. I see the probable Har beginning but I can't see an 'son' ending. I would say 'star' above anything else...
...probably why I can't read what it says and you guys can!!
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Could be Masterson...

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Thanks Dave-hmm, another 'son' ending.
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Pretty sure it's 'Harrison'.
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Ah- now I see 'so' -I still don't see 'n' though...maybe 'sow' ?
I'm looking for Ellen Harrison on the census first though. Thanks!
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I vote for "Harrison", too.
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The 'n' at the end of Ellen is the same shape as the 'n' at the end of the surname (looks like a 'w', thats normal for a trailing 'n').

Harrison, I agree.
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