Re: AGAD record-could "married name" be the maiden name #galicia

Anita Hasson <hassony@...>

It's a known fact, that often a bride was left formally
with her maiden-name, because they married
in a Jewish Religions Marriage - and didn't bother to
change the name formally - partly because of financial
considerations (Payment to the Authorities).

Anita H. Israel

Denise Azbill wrote:

I'm sure this question has been asked a hundred times, but I found what I
think to be a birth record for my aunt in the Stanislawow/Ivano-Frankivsk
AGAD birth records. But, the mother's maiden name is listed to be
"Weidenfeld", which actually would have been her married name. Has this
kind of thing ever come up before, and should I bother sending for the

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