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From: "Helen van Tonder" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA] Use/acquisition of husband's surname
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 19:39:55 +0200
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From: "Ros Lumley" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, July 15, 2005 12:12 PM
Subject: Re: [ZA] Use/acquisition of husband's surname


> Derek,
>
> You refer to John Wilkinson, where was he based?
>
> regards
>
> Ros
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Derek Pratt" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 5:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [ZA] Use/acquisition of husband's surname
>
>
>> Hi Delia
>> I must admit finding a lot of Hester Elizabeth WILKINSON's (husband John
>> WILKINSON - 1820 Settler in WAITS Party) information at the Archives
>> still under Hester Elizabeth VORSTER led me to think that perhap they
>> weren't married. This included her will of about 1870. But I did later
>> find that they were married so I presume that in Afrikaans/Dutch families
>> maiden names were used more than in English families. Be interested to
>> see the other anwers to your question.
>>
>> Derek
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Delia Robertson" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 8:11 AM
>> Subject: [ZA] Use/acquisition of husband's surname
>>
>>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> When did it become common practice for a woman to take her husband's
>> surname in South Africa? I am thinking here particularly of unions at
>> the
>> early Cape involving Dutch and German settlers but would appreciate any
>> insights on this topic.
>>
>> Thanks and kind regards.
>>
>> Delia Robertson
>> List Owner, ZA-IB - The list for British immigrants to South Africa
>> before 1900
>> Mede-lyseienaar van BUITENPOSTEN - DiƩ Gespreksgroep vir Genealogie in
>> Afrikaans
>> Visit e-Family http://www.e-family.co.za/ - the free website for South
>> African genealogy
>>
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