Wednesday, August 8, 2012

A name

Robert Edward Lee Cutler

Robert: Germanic for Bright Fame.... Abiding in God

Edward: Old English for Rich Guard.... Guardian of Happiness

Lee: Old English (surname) for Clearing.... Gracious

Our Son's Namesake
General Robert Edward Lee
Due to his known character, and love and fear of the Lord.

There also happen to be relatives that own these three names.

Robert  ~  Robert Wallace Jackson   (Uncle, Kathryn's Brother)
                 Robert Edward David Beard   (Second Cousin, through Kathryn)

Edward ~ James Edward Cutler   (Grandpa Jim, Bryant's Dad)
                Lawrence Edward Cutler   (Great Great Grandfather, through Bryant)
                Robert Edward David Beard   (Second Cousin, through Kathryn)
                Charles Edward Combs  (Great Uncle, through Kathryn)

Lee   ~     Dorothy Lee Jackson   (Great Grandmother, through Kathryn)
                James Lee Chance Sr.  (Great Grandfather, through Bryant)
                James Lee Chance Jr.  (Great Uncle, through Bryant)
                James Lee Chance III  (Second Cousin, through Bryant)
                Belva Lee Bellew  (Great Great Grandmother, through Bryant)
                Sabrina Lee Combs  (Great Aunt, through Kathryn)

(if we have forgotten any, it was not intentional, please advise and we will add it to our list :)

Cutler maker of swords and knives

Nicknames: that we are ok with ; )
The General


  1. Such a sweet little baby with a grand and good name! I love Bob! :)
    "A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold." Proverbs 22:1

  2. P.S. I love that photo on the side bar "What is this 'cute' that everybody keeps calling me?" Ha ha! How sweet :)

  3. This is a little funny, but did you know,Bryant, that your Great Grandmother's name was Belva Lee Bellew?

  4. Kathryn's uncle Eddie is Charles Edward Combs. And Kathryn's Aunt Bri is Sabrina Lee Jackson Combs.