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according African Amerindians appendix balata bauxite birth born Bush Negroes child Christian church class Creoles Colony common law husband common law marriage common law wife culture daughters Deaths and Marriages discussion district Dutch economic Emancipation employment especially ethnic groups father female heads girls give Guyana heads of households Hence Herskovits Hindustanis history of Surinam husband and wife illegitimacy illegitimate income Indian family system industry Javanese labourers large number latter legal marriage legal or common legitimated Lier living in concubinage lower-class Creole majority male heads married matrifocal missionaries Moravian Moravian Brethren mother Mulattoes observed owners Paramaribo partner percentage period persons plantations population of Surinam present regards registered relatives religious respect result Roman Catholic Roman Catholic church separate slave population slavery social Surinam florins Suriname River Total town type of household unions urban usually visiting relationships West Indian family wives woman