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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).
  
&nbsp; Arbitrators: Share batch 170190630, i.e. page numbers. The instructions say page number is usually upper right or upper left corners, the project helps show it as a stamped number. These marriage certificates have a stamped number sideways to the left (117) and a handwritten number (144) on the right. (116) in the No. column is the record number. Which page number would you choose?
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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).