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Surnames of freed slaves

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Re: Surnames of freed slaves

Posted: 7 Mar 2012 7:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
From what I've seen, there is no rule. Some did, some took surnames of respected community members, some kept the surnames of their fathers, and some never took a surname. Can't draw much of a conclusion since the habits varied widely.
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PLondahlsmid 7 Mar 2012 1:02AM GMT 
delynch174 8 Mar 2012 2:57AM GMT 
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