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The instructions state to leave blank the city or town field if not listed but what about when the city isn't mentioned but the county is? &nbsp;Should you still mark the field blank for city or town or should you list the county name followed by county or just the county name? Thank you!
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Why are the arbitrators not following the presentation slide re: maiden and surnames?????&nbsp;&nbsp; "A woman's middle name may be her maiden name. Determine this by comparing it with her father's surname. Index both the maiden name and the surname in the SURNAME FIELD."&nbsp; EVERY time I&nbsp;do this it is marked wrong.&nbsp; Can't something be done about this??? I just had an arbitrator knock off 20 points (OUCH) because of this.&nbsp; I have a 98% arbritration results and that 20 points is really going to mess that up and I'm only following your directions. I'm just frustrated.&nbsp; HELP!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thanks - '''Thank you for your desire to correctly index the records by following the instructions.'''
 
 
As you have correctly noted,&nbsp;mark the field blank if&nbsp;&nbsp;city or town&nbsp;is not recorded.  
 
 
 
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Why are the arbitrators not following the presentation slide re: maiden and surnames?????   "A woman's middle name may be her maiden name. Determine this by comparing it with her father's surname. Index both the maiden name and the surname in the SURNAME FIELD."  EVERY time I do this it is marked wrong.  Can't something be done about this??? I just had an arbitrator knock off 20 points (OUCH) because of this.  I have a 98% arbritration results and that 20 points is really going to mess that up and I'm only following your directions. I'm just frustrated.  HELP!    Thanks - Thank you for your desire to correctly index the records by following the instructions.