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Amusing Names in the Family Tree

While researching your family history, you may sometimes come across funny names in your family tree or maybe an amusing name will pop out in an old document. For fun, we took a look at some profiles in Geni’s World Family Tree and a few historical records to find some very amusing names that will be sure to give you a chuckle.

Check them out below!

1. Here’s Pleasant Wear in the World Family Tree.

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

2. Wealthy Nutter can be found in the 1920 U.S. census in Montana with her daughter’s family.

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

1920 U.S. census / MyHeritage SuperSearch

3. Happy Day can be found in the 1940 U.S. census in Oklahoma as a hired hand.

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

1940 U.S. census / MyHeritage SuperSearch

4. And in that same 1940 U.S. census, Art Walls can be found in the same household below him!

5. Before marrying Lincoln Haskins, Experience Haskins was known as Experience Paine!

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

6. Thankslord Shepard emigrated from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony about 1635 with her husband.

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

7. A seven-year-old Valentine King can be found with his family in Iowa in the 1850 U.S. census.

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

1850 U.S. census / MyHeritage SuperSearch

8. One wonders about the story behind the name Argyle Dick Frye, who also has a brother named Sing. You may also find a good laugh looking at Argyle’s entry in the 1930 U.S. census.

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

1930 U.S. census / MyHeritage SuperSearch

9. According to the 1940 U.S. census, 14-year-old Earless Nickles was living with his family in Dent, Missouri.

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

1940 U.S. census / MyHeritage SuperSearch

10.  Robert Cashdollar married Fannie Bell Gambill!

Amusing Names in the Family Tree

Do you have any amusing or funny names in your family tree? Share them with us in the comments below!

Source: Geni.com

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