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Many commonly asked questions, such as indexing crossed out information, have already been answered in the [https://help.familysearch.org/publishing/347/102817_f.SAL_Public.html Basic indexing instructions].
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== Maiden Names ==
  
 
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You should better emphasize the following basic indexing guideline:
  
Consent for Minor to Marry
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'''Do not assume maiden name is same as father's surname. If maiden name is not recorded on the image, do not index.'''
  
I do not find this question addressed in project instructions or basic guidelines.  Generally, when a marriage record contains a "consent for minor to marry" and the consent is signed by a step-parent, how do we treat the step-parent for indexing purposes?  Would a step-parent fall into the same category as a guardian and not be indexed? Or be considered a "parent" and indexed in the appropriate field(s)?   '''Consider them as a parent.'''  
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The example given under ''Maiden Names'' in the additional helps tab should include an example where the father's surname is ''not ''
  
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== North Corolina Marriages ==
  
19 Jan 2012&nbsp;- Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885-1950 - I opened a batch that had marriages&nbsp;from 1835-1847.&nbsp;When I tried to check the previous image a pop up stated&nbsp;there was no previous image, it was the beginning of the roll of film.&nbsp;Should I go ahead and submit this batch, since it is not within the designated years?&nbsp; Share batch&nbsp;# 163281994 - '''Please refer to the basic indexing guidelines link above.&nbsp; The answer is in the Dates section.<br>'''
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TRhe latest newsletter said that this was a new project.&nbsp; Why Can't I find any batches to index&gt;

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Maiden Names

You should better emphasize the following basic indexing guideline:

Do not assume maiden name is same as father's surname. If maiden name is not recorded on the image, do not index.

The example given under Maiden Names in the additional helps tab should include an example where the father's surname is not

North Corolina Marriages

TRhe latest newsletter said that this was a new project.  Why Can't I find any batches to index>