Re: Surnames separated by a small r #galicia
This subject has come up before in the discussion group. You can do a search on the word "recte" in the discussion group archives and see 50+ messages.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
r = recte It means the correct name, in your example, is Kessler
The archived messages discuss possible reasons for this type of name change.
On 3/30/2020 12:17 PM, Dorcey Rose wrote:
I am curious about surnames in the Galicia archives from Zablotow area, for example, Reischer r Kessler. What does the little r stand for? Could it be Reischer son of Kessler? I have seen this quite a bit in archives from the area. Thanks so much. Dorcey