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Guidelines for place names, people names

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Guidelines for place names, people names

Posted: 2 Dec 2012 6:56PM GMT
Classification: Query
I can't seem to find any official guidelines for family tree data entry.

One of my questions concerns place names. Should I enter the modern name or the name of the place when the event occurred?

If a person was known by multiple name throughout their life, I know that you can have "alternate names", but how do you decide which name to set as the "main" name? I have been using the name I *think* that person would have perferred or thought of themself as.

Thank you so much!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
CynthiaFlynn5... 3 Dec 2012 1:56AM GMT 
tulrose 3 Dec 2012 2:15AM GMT 
jamclo 3 Dec 2012 3:09AM GMT 
silverfox3280 3 Dec 2012 4:36AM GMT 
Marco Scavo 3 Dec 2012 4:34PM GMT 
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