My maternal grandparents were known to me as “Muno” and “Gangy” – these were the names given to them by two of the grandchildren when attempting to say “Mother” and “Daddy”.

When labeling photographs, I have been labeling both the nickname and the real name of my grandparents. When recording a marriage date or any other pertinent information, I have included in the notes section their nicknames. I have also recorded a story which explains the nicknames! There are stories and diaries and other things that use their nicknames, and others may not know who they really were! And, besides, having the story of the nicknames will be important for the following generations!

Maggie

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