Donna Cooper

Donna Cooper

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Reporting Data in Genealogy Files

Mother and Father - Mom and Dad

  1. Mom is a capitalize word when it is an addressed name or a substituted name - not when it is a reference.
  2. Example: My mother was a wonderful woman - not my Mother was ...
  3. Example: Dad was a great man - not dad was a great man. 

Sons and Daughters

  1. Example: James was a son of Thomas Black - Not James was the son of Thomas Black unless he was the only son that Thomas Black had.

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