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Re: Remarrying

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 12:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
The basic answer to your question is that when a woman marries, her name changes to that of her husband. So if she is widowed and remarries, she will remarry under her first husband's surname.

It would be very, very, very unusual for a widow to revert to her maiden name. Are you sure the lady in question was actually married before? Does the marriage certificate give her as a widow, but with her surname matching that of her father?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Alan Daniels 18 Nov 2012 11:09PM GMT 
carobradford 19 Nov 2012 7:11AM GMT 
robmoff 19 Nov 2012 11:01AM GMT 
carobradford 19 Nov 2012 1:31PM GMT 
Alan Daniels 19 Nov 2012 1:56PM GMT 
mi2early 19 Nov 2012 2:19PM GMT 
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