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From: Jackie Serna <>
Subject: Re: [ONT] wedding blues / surname problems (this is a real mess)
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 21:07:44 -0400
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James

If I offended you I am truly sorry, there was no malice intended hence
the :-)

Jackie (who in future will keep comments to herself)



James wrote:

>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.
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>From: "Jackie Serna" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 8:52 PM
>Subject: Re: [ONT] wedding blues / surname problems (this is a real mess)
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>>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
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>>James wrote:
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>>>" English snobs liked to have double barelled names in those days."
>>>But its common practice elsewhere these days!!
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>>>----- 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)
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>>>>Is there any posibility that Alonzo was a "Webber-Harris"
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>>>>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.
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>>>>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!!
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>>>>My gg-grandmothers last names?? I've got 2 with 2 maiden names and one with
>>>>3+ maiden names.
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>>>>It's great fun :-)))
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>>>>Just file both names as alias's and go from there as new evidence shows up..
>>>>
>>>>Nelson
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