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The following abbreviations and symbols have been used in connection with dates and names:
pre  before a date - indicates before the year/date shown
post  before a date - indicates after the year/date shown
c  before a date - indicates about or around the year/date shown
+  after a surname - indicates a known emigrant from Europe to North America
#  after a surname - indicates a known emigrant from Canada to US
&  after a surname - indicates a known emigrant from US to Canada
!  after a surname - indicates an unrelated person who has some direct connection with an individual included in this research
?  indicates a missing or unknown surname, given name, place name or date
NMN  in a name - indicates it is known the individual had no middle name or initial  








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