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I am descended on one side from the man known as Alfred (Alferd) Packer.
When my great grandmother (a former prostitute) married a moderately wealthy rancher, they left Utah and settled in western Colorado. They were married by a judge in Colorado because Mormon authorities would not permit a Mormon to marry a non-mormon who had been a prostitute. He became an implacable foe of Mormons from that day forward, a family tradition that we still honor. (however we no longer shoot Mormons on sight like he did) He gave her illegitimate son (fathered by Alferd) his name. Her previous career and our grandfather's heritage was not known of in the family until my youngest sister discovered and read great grandma's journal in the late fifties, and learned of grandpa's heritage, which grandpa was apparently unaware of. Most of us found the discovery of great grandma's first profession and grandpa's heritage quite interesting, and were quite pleased when in 2001, modern forensic science verified Alferd's claim that all he had done was to defend himself when Shannon Bell attacked him and added to the probability that Bell had killed the others.
I use his name as my screename in his memory.
He had a misspelled tattoo (alferd) on his arm that was allegedly gotten when both he and the tattooist were drunk. He was reputed to have had a very dry facetious sense of humor, and frequently deliberately misspelled his name as a joke on those who were incapable of recognizing the misspelling. His usage makes either one acceptable.
As a matter of fact, I DO know the difference, and spell it as my ancestor often did.
Shot off your big mouth and wounded yourself in the foot? - again?