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Submitted by Jo Ann Bennett on February 18, 2022, at 16:57

Yes, this is what women did. (example: If a woman, named Mary, was married to Joe Smith, she would take his last name and her name would be Mary Smith. However, on her driver's license and her bank accounts it would say Mrs. Joe Smith.) I was speaking to a banker recently, and he said they are still having issues with this, because the bank has NO idea who is Joe's wife. Moreover, often the husband, Joe, is now dead, and his wife still goes by Mrs. Joe Smith.