Re: People using maternal surname instead of father's name #names
In the Ukraine, children's births were registered with the name of the mother when there was no civil (legal) marriage, in other words when there was only a religious marriage, which the government did not recognize,
Susan Gray, Chicago
-FELDSTEIN / FELDSZTAJN / FELTON / FELTYN etc.; GOLDBERG; WEINSTEIN / WEINSZTEIN etc. from Warsaw, Lutsk, Kamenets Podolskiy, Kholm.