I do have an illegitimate child born 1850 and it does say Illegitimate and have seen others that early as illigitmate as well.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
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From: "Lauraine Syrnick" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, 25 Feb, 2020 At 11:40 AM
Subject: [ScotGen] illigitmacy
Hmm - no so sure I agree with you. In the 1890-1900, an illegitimate child is definitely noted on its birth certificate as “illegitimate"
aa there is one in my family (that I know of). I will do some research on this so thanks for bringing it up.