Wow, what a totally unusual first name.
Did he have a nickname?
According to Wikipedia, the name is found in 2 Timothy in the Bible. He was a friend of St. Paul and the name means "bringing profit". He was a martyr and is Saint Onesiphorus. In my family, his great and 2nd great grandfathers were also named Onesiphorus. They lived in Essex County, MA. I also wonder what they called him! I'm just tickled to have a photo that's so old and obviously the original.
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