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Rhode Island marriages and parent surnames

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Rhode Island marriages and parent surnames

Posted: 19 Dec 2012 6:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
So I was keying in marriage records from the Rhode Island vital extracts and have noticed a lack of parent surnames in the records I am keying. For example one has this:


COOK David, of Silas, and Lydia Smith, of Jeremiah; m. by Aaron Arnold, Sept. 23, 1779.


Am I right in thinking that I do not key in Cook for Silas or Smith for Jeremiah and instead leave their surnames blank?
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fc555 20 Dec 2012 1:26AM GMT 
suzanneferrio 20 Dec 2012 2:51AM GMT 
fc555 20 Dec 2012 3:24AM GMT 
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