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From: Walter Josephy <>
Subject: Re: [ONT] wedding blues / surname problems (this is a real mess)
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 17:54:41 -0700
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Well, there are so many reasons for choosing to have a double-barrelled
name, but property and inheritance is the main one, I'd think.

----- Original Message -----
From: "James" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [ONT] wedding blues / surname problems (this is a real mess)


>I wouldn't think for a moment you were either, but what has been missed is
>the conscious decision to carry both surnames forward through the
>generations, rather than lose one (the wife's).
> Snob? That was a derogatory comment! Also, quite uneccessary.
> BTW, I'm not English either, except in choice of language.
> James.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jackie Serna" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 8:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [ONT] wedding blues / surname problems (this is a real mess)
>
>
>> Some countries today use a paternal and maternal last name for their
>> children and have for centuries and centuries. Some over the years
>> became hypenated. Our son has 2 last names and I remember having to sign
>> a special form to NOT have it hyphenated when he was registered, here in
>> Ontario, Canada 25 years ago. I am neither English nor a snob :-)
>>
>> Jackie
>>
>> James wrote:
>>
>>>" English snobs liked to have double barelled names in those days."
>>>But its common practice elsewhere these days!!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "Nelson Denton" <>
>>>To: <>
>>>Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 6:06 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [ONT] wedding blues / surname problems (this is a real mess)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>Is there any posibility that Alonzo was a "Webber-Harris"
>>>>
>>>>English snobs liked to have double barelled names in those days.
>>>>Another possibility, was he was an adopted/step-son of Duncan and /or
>>>>Elizabeth? And could he have gone back to his true name when he grew up.
>>>>
>>>>I have several relatives who have multiple last names due to all sorts
>>>>of
>>>>funny reasons. One has 3 different birth certificates in different
>>>>names -
>>>>all legal!!
>>>>
>>>>My gg-grandmothers last names?? I've got 2 with 2 maiden names and one
>>>>with
>>>>3+ maiden names.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>It's great fun :-)))
>>>>
>>>>Just file both names as alias's and go from there as new evidence shows
>>>>up..
>>>>
>>>>Nelson
>>>>
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