I am indexing a Wisconsin death record. The Name for the deceased is "Mrs. Raymond B. Pease". The deceased is the wife. How do I do this name. Instructions say to not do anything with the Mrs.
Melissa S Himes ✭✭✭✭✭
You index her record as
Given Name: Raymond B
The instruction should be located under the General Indexing Guidelines:
- If “Mrs” was used before a name typically used for males, such as in Mrs. Jason Jones, type Mrs in the Prefix field, if provided. In this example, type Jason in the Given Names field and Jones in the Surname field.
- If no Prefix field is available, ignore the “Mrs,” and type the name in the corresponding name fields for the woman. For the example above, you would still type Jason in the Given Names field and Jonesin the Surname field.