why did name change from Delaney to Lamay or Lamy?

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James

 

1841. died 1902 in New Orleans LA.  Death notice lists James Delaney, [Nee Lamy].  Children have last name of Lamy.  Was it common for last names to change?  If so, do you know why?  Or how I can verify the change

 

Thanks so much

 

Bonnie Ange
in Genealogy Help by Bonnie Ford G2G Crew (320 points)

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Their is a private tree on Ancestry with a story about this. The user name is bangel1717.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Actually that is my ancestry page --- and I am searching for the answer . . .
by Bonnie Ford G2G Crew (320 points)

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