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    How to Handle People With Multiple Names
    Sooner or later you will come across people known by different names at different times of their lives
    Names, Name Parts and Name Structures
    This article attempts to highlight some of the pit-falls involved in recording Names of Individuals – particularly when trying to handle names that deviate from the Anglo-Saxon practice of Given Names followed by Surname, such as: Jo Doe, Mark C
    Recording a Marriage
    You may have a Marriage Certificate or a Marriage Register Entry from a Church, Chapel, Synagogue or other religious venue, and want to understand how you record information from that Source
    Recording Children in Complex Families
    This article was prompted by, among others, a query in Rootsweb
    Recording from a Census Record
    Census records are key events that are just as significant as Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Death and Burial events, so capturing Census record details is important
    Recording Grandchildren
    Sometimes the grandparents, or relatives of a person, are known but at the time of recording the parent is unknown or uncertain