I'm having trouble with female last names when they divorce, are Widowed and get remarried

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in WikiTree Help by Ron Ottens G2G Crew (310 points)

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A woman has her LNAB, the name she used when married (if different to LNAB) and then other last names.

For instance my mother

LNAB- Brooks

First marriage- Poole

Current last name (and the one at time of her death) Dutton

So her profile is Betty Irene (Brooks) Dutton aka Poole
by Marion Poole G2G6 Pilot (963k points)
selected by Rubén Hernández
'Other Last Names' has Poole, from Marion's example, as well as any other names that anyone used, or was seen in Sources, incl misspellings, which helps you to know other names to use when researching, as well as spellings that will be used in wikitree searches.
Thanks Linda, knew I had forgotten something, but couldn’t see it!
No worries, I knew what you meant, but I wanted to include the other spellings as another example, also.
Also she may marry, divorce, and resume use of her maiden name in which case I will put the married name in Other Last Name and the LNAB in Current Last Name.

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