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Julie Helen Otto

Julie Helen Otto
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ARETHUSA (f): A spring. A nymph. (Century Encyclopaedia of Names, 1905). Arethusa Bigelow (1786–1811), daughter of Andrew and Sarah (Fawcett) Bigelow of Boylston, Mass., m. 21 August 1803 Calvin Dunton of Boylston (Patricia Bigelow, ed., The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Volume I: Six Generations of Descendants of John Biglo (1617–1703) of Watertown, Massachusetts [1986], p. 211). The name was sometimes abbreviated to THUSA.

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