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<br>'''Q:''' How do you index names that contain the word "otherwise?" '''A:''' The two names should be indexed as surnames separated by the word "or." (eg: "Thomas Smith otherwise Brown" would be indexed as "Thomas" in the given name field, and "Smith or Brown" in the surname field).
  
Indexers are putting in the Father's and Mother's names when there is no "mother of" or "father of" anywhere on the Death Certificates.
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Q: How do you index names that contain the word "otherwise?" A: The two names should be indexed as surnames separated by the word "or." (eg: "Thomas Smith otherwise Brown" would be indexed as "Thomas" in the given name field, and "Smith or Brown" in the surname field).