Clare Isanhour dies
Clare Isanhour, namesake of the genealogy room at the Smyrna Public Library, died on March 8, at the age of 92. She was a longtime supporter of the genealogy collection in Smyrna and helped to boost its size, especially the Virginia sources.
Don’t make gender assumptions
First names can be deceiving. So don’t assume, based on today’s names, that Hillary or Miranda was a woman. Beverly was a man’s name, as was Shirley.
Contact Kenneth H. Thomas Jr., P.O. Box 901, Decatur, Ga., 30031 or www.kenthomasongenealogy.com.