[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] last names?

marilyn bowker positivechanges.bowker at gmail.com
Sun May 8 15:23:54 PDT 2016

Hello everyone

I am told that the addition of an "e" at the end of a surname in England (1800s) meant the person was an orphan...interesting discussion


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> On May 8, 2016, at 3:49 PM, Dave Krause <davidekrause at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all;
> I recently found out (through Ancestry.com) that I may have a Jewish
> connection through my last name - Krause.  But today I saw Sandra Braun
> (May 7 post) request help with a Polish translation for a Tobias Kraus.
> Someone then spelled Tobias Krause in part of a response.
> Does anyone care to comment on the addition of the "e" at the end of a
> name?  What would the addition do - besides add a sylable to the
> pronounciation. Kraus vs Krau za.  Just very curious! Thanks for any
> replies!
> -- 
> Take care, Dave Krause
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