(Closed) Invitation Wording — etiquette for using “son of”?

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Groom's last name, when using "son of"?
    Keep it. : (1 votes)
    17 %
    Drop it. : (5 votes)
    83 %
  • Post # 3
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I typically see it with no last names listed for either the bride or the groom as the last names are listed with the parents.  So it would look like this:

    Ned and Jane Smith
    request the pleasure of your company
    at the marriage of their daughter
    Rachel Marie
    Daniel Joshua
    son of
    Steven and Jacqueline Jones

    Post # 4
    4385 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I agree with FutureKMM!

    Post # 5
    6661 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2010

    You don’t have to, but we did since DH’s parents are divorced and remarried. So only his father has the same last name.

    I didn’t put MY last name on the invite, since it was my parents (who are married and still together) who invited everyone to witness the marriage.

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