p. 49: “[John Libby (10-5)] had an extra finger on each hand, below the little finger, and from this was called, to distinguish him from the other John Libbys in Scarborough at that time, Five Fingered John Libby.” [Continuing from attached footnote:] “The other John Libbys were called respectively: John Libby, 1-1, Captain John; his son John, Blue John; John Libby, 5-7, Black John, and later, Captain John; John Libby, 1-1-2-1, Little John. There was also John Libby, 11-6, living at the same time, but his nickname, if he had any, was unknown. These names seldom appear in the records, but the places were supplied either by numbers, second, third, etc., or by stating the father’s patronymic class of surnames. John Libby, John’s son; John Libby, Henry’s son; and John Libby, David’s son, were frequently written John Libby Johnson, John Libby Henryson, and John Libby Davidson; so that to a casual reader, Johnson, Henryson and Davidson would seem to be the surnames of the men, and Libby only a middle name.
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