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From: bob gillis <>
Subject: Re: [NS-CB-L] Religion
Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 08:00:48 -0500
> Hi Listers,
> Can anyone tell me if a married couple in 1881 were of different religions, what religion would the children follow? The mother's or the father's? Thanks in advance.
While ethnicity followed the father, the religion of the children was
whatever they practiced.
For the religion of the children look at the 1881 Census entry. The
1881 Census is now on-line on familysearch.org.