Independent from Long Beach, California on January 31, 1960 · Page 66
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 66

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, January 31, 1960
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FINAL 7 DAYS Long Beach Upholstery's HOUSE of NAUGAHYDE Annual Floor Sample Clearance Sale · Club Chairs · Occasional Chairs · Platform Rockers · High Back Chairs*Low Back Chairs · Lounge Chairs · Sectionals · Sofas · Love Seats · Hide-A-Beds · Loose Cushion Sofas · Modern Sofas All Upholstered in the Miracle Fabric That Defies Wear Soil Proof, Dirt Proof, Even Child Proof The Ideal Furniture for Living Room, Den or Office Sale Merchandise Limited to Stock on Hand--All Sales Final No Charge for Delivery! Come Early for Best Selections! TERMS ARRANGED ON ALL SALE ITEMS! You'll Get Better Products, Service and Quality irrom Long Beach Upholstery's HOUSE of NMfGAHYOE 3434 ATLANTIC OPEN TODAY, SUNDAY, I to 5 GArfield 7-8696 Mon. Fri. Eves. Till 9 LA It El HA RULE WHAT YOUR NAME MEANS ffcEAR MISS RULE: Kindly * F explain WEFSO A. W.. Long Beach. A.W.: WEFSO is a rare German dialect surname from two sources. One is occupational, from "Wever" meaning "weaver of cloth." The other was the ancient given-name With meaning "wise-man and counselor." No coat-of-arms is know for this family. DEAR MISS RULE: Will j'ou give information on Baldwin-- Mrs. N.R., E.B., Long Beach. N.R., E.B.: "Baldwin the Sheriff" was a companion-at- arms of William the Conqueror from Normandy, who subjugated Britain in 1066. A problematical ancestry also leads to Baldwin of Flanders, a famous warrior l e a d e r created King of Jerusalem in the first Crusade, A.D. 1096. Baldwin meant "bold friend." English records list Thomas Baldwin of Oxford in 1273 and Roger Baldwin of Shropshire, 1390. The Baldwin coat- of-arms, held by descendants of Roger Baldwin, is a black St. Andrews cross on a silver shield. Timothy, Joseph and Nathaniel, sons of Richard Baldwin of Buckingham, England, settled in Connecticut in 1639 and were the family founders in America. One descendant f o u g h t w i t h American patriots at Lexington in 1775. The Baldwin apple was named for him. DEAR MISS RULE: Please give genealogy on BAUER-- H.J., D.B., Long Beach. H. J., D. B.: BAUER, a dialectical German word, means "farmer." This family rose to prominence by their industriousness, and were granted a coat-of-arms at Frankfurt- Am-Main. Their shield has a pair of blue wings on a green background. Across the top of the shield are three gold stars on a blue stripe. DEAR MISS RULE: Have you genealogy on DOOLEY O.B.; J.D., M.S., Long Beach. O.B.,J.D.,M.S.: O'Dubhlaoic or "Son of the Dark Hero" was the name applied to the progenitor of three separate Irish families. One branch were natives of Westmeath; another was from Galway, and the third from Meath. DEAR MISS RULE: Please give history on the German name Mies. --· J.M., Paramount. J.M.: Research r e v e a l s MIES is from an ancient German word pertaining to the cryptogamic plant we now call "Moss" in English. Such small, leafy stemmed plants growing in tufts on moist ground, tree trunks, etc. were common, especially in forested countries. The German ancestor who lived near this moss-covered l o c a t i o n was called Mies. His l o c a t i o n name became his surname. No coat-of-arms is listed for this family. DEAR MISS RULE: Please include H ene "l°gy on HINTON. W.H , J.I.., Long Beach; A.H., Wilmington. W.H., I.L., A.H.: HINTON was taken from the town- name Hind-ton m e a n i n g "farm servants' settlement." There are six Hinton towns in six d i f f e r e n t English counties. This is evidence of the great number of English inhabitants who were necessary to keep the large baronial estates productive. Hinton descendants were settlers of Simpson County, Ky. in the 1700s and were one of the (Continued on Page 16) ·a Nothing ' Down N;w Financing Plan . . . Up Ifi 5 Years lt Pay Special Exclusive Low Interest Rcif£ Ad Ahnnt It IT SAVE HUNDREDS OF $ $ $ RUMPUS ROOMS · BEDROOMS · DENS · KITCHEN REMODELING · Here's the opportunity for you handy fellows to do your own interior finish, our exports will show ycu how, or we'll do the COMPLETE job for you. Finest Workmanship and Material Guaranteed COAST CONSTRUCTION CO. CALL TOLL FREE Evts. and Sundays Included UNiversity 3-4705 NEwmark 9-2727

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