Re: polite, correct word for genealogy purposes? #general

Robert Hanna


Trudy Barch asks:


What is the correct term nowadays for…

A)     2 males living together as an unmarried couple?   Married couple?

B)     2 females as an unmarried couple?     Married couple?

C)    Male and female as an unmarried couple?



I would call them, respectively:
A) partners (unmarried men)  and  husbands (married men)
B) partners (unmarried women)  and  wives (married women)
C) partners (unmarried opposite gender)
Others may feel differently.
Robert Hanna
Researching:  Chanan, Blumenblat, Karasik, Thomashow, Cohen, Rubinstein, Bunderoff, Pastilnik, Nemoyten, Diskin, and variations of all.


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