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From: Terry Reigel <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] changing surnames
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 08:50:54 -0400
On Tue, 11 Mar 2008 09:26:12 -0000, Jeffrey OrfordPerkins wrote:
> I have a family surname that has changed spelling over
> the centuries and I now have well over 6 variations
> covering more than 3000 people. I would like to change
> the Surname variations to just ONE. Is there any way this
> can be achieve in TMG or one of its utilities?
I agree with Robin and Ian - leave the names factually correct as they were actually used by the people at the time. Add a "Standard name" so you can find them easily without having to remember which spelling was used by which generation. Use the real names in reports and omit the standard names.
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