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Confusion re Legal Certification -Wrong Name

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Re: Confusion re Legal Certification -Wrong Name

Posted: 29 Jan 2008 8:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
So THAT's why have my German relations have birth names like Eduard Gustav and George Charles but all the later documents say "Gustav" and "Charles" or "G. Charles." I have been very confused and found myself wondering (from time to time) if these men were really the men I was looking for.

While I'm on the subject, I do have something I'm thinking has got to have been a mistake along the same lines. I have a copy of my great great grandmother's death certificate. It gives her mother's maiden name as the same as her own while her father's name is different.

Great great grandmother: Martha Kurzenknabe (maiden name)
Her mother's name: Gertrude Kurzenknabe
Her father's name: Henry Rohrich

Now, shouldn't those two surnames be switched?

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
01paulcox 16 Jan 2008 9:28PM GMT 
jmyoung365 18 Jan 2008 4:31AM GMT 
CatsMeowCentr... 29 Jan 2008 3:34PM GMT 
jmyoung365 29 Jan 2008 9:49PM GMT 
CatsMeowCentr... 30 Jan 2008 4:10AM GMT 
op9674a 24 Aug 2012 8:27PM GMT 
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