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Alternate Place Names - Proper Documentation

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Re: Alternate Place Names - Proper Documentation

Posted: 15 Nov 2012 5:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Beth,

An addendum, and one I'm feeling a bit silly about omitting from my first response. Back in the days of handwritten family group sheets and typewriters, which wasn't so long ago, many genealogists used historical place names with references to their contemporary names/jurisdictions in parentheses, thus...

Marienthal, Russia (now Marienka, Ukraine)
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Marienthal (now Marienka), Russia (now Ukraine)
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