blended family in Yellowknife has chosen something different – they have used a
They have put together the first four letters of his surname (Van Overbeek) and the last three letters
of her last name (Harilyw - they
changed the letter ‘y’ to the letter ‘i’ in her name), and came up with Van Overliw
what does this do to genealogy? We are now creating special last names that
didn’t exist before, it will be a hybrid last name.
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