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From: "Cindy Binks" <>
Subject: [ZA-EC] SCOTTISH NAME CHANGES and PATTERNS
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 20:42:00 +0200
How about this for confusion: From a Death Notice filed in the
Pietermaritzburg Archives and connected to my GREENWOOD family:
Deceased: Mrs Annie Young MACDONALD or YOUNG or ATKINSON born Perth,
Scotland. Father: James MACDONALD, Mother: Ann YOUNG or MACDONALD of same
address. Annie is the Widow of John YOUNG and John Hutton ATKINSON.
On her death Certificate she is named as Annie YOUNG ATKINSON.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ann Tiran" <>
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2006 7:05 PM
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] SOUTH-AFRICA-EASTERN-CAPE Digest, Vol 1, Issue 107
> Hullo Dori
> I found your explanation of the Scots women retaining their maiden names
> very interesting. My grandfather was John Adam HUTCHINSON McDONALD, and
> younger brother George HEDISON McDONALD , but their mother was a YOUNG. I
> have not been able to trace his mother's DN which should be at Pretoria to
> see what her parents' names were. My grandfather's greatgrandparents came
> from Scotland [also have not been able to find their DN's yet]
> Could HEDISON and HUTCHINSON have been family surnames on the ladies"
> Annatjie Tiran
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