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how to write the names of women who are married

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Re: how to write the names of women who are married

Posted: 1 Aug 2012 10:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
Always use the maiden name as the primary name. But use other names in documents as alternative names. That would include names used during or after marriages. The fact that there was more than one marriage doesn't matter. Every fact (an alternative name is a fact) gets a source. This is harder to do if your tree is on Ancestry but not hard if you're using a decent genealogy program or doing things by hand.

Of course also record all the marriages.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
sbyford87 18 May 2012 9:44AM GMT 
BelleRinger 18 May 2012 11:44AM GMT 
sbyford87 18 May 2012 5:08PM GMT 
lmod738 31 Jul 2012 4:58AM GMT 
cyndi308 1 Aug 2012 4:11PM GMT 
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