Can I add a source to confirm a Data Doctor suggestion?

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Can i add a source to confirm the suggestion ie

747 unique middle name. Can i add a marriage source which confirms name is correct
WikiTree profile: Alton Theobald
in Policy and Style by Steve Davies G2G6 Mach 5 (56.8k points)

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There is a marriage source that has the middle name seen, so you can mark the. suggestion as False With unique name is correct In the comment
by Linda Peterson G2G6 Pilot (640k points)
selected by Steven Harris
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The current citation has a different spelling: Elbern, not Elbren.

If you have a source record to support the spelling of Elbren, you should add a citation to verify that spelling. Otherwise, you should change the spelling to the currently documented spelling.
ok thanks
Good catch Lindy, I looked at that a few times before I realized that it was spelled differently.  Probably a typo in the middle name field on the profile since the source is there with Elbern and the biography states it is Elbern.

When I looked at the Find a Grave for Alton, it has the obituary listed which has it spelled as Elbren in the biography and the name at the top as Elbern and he has a child named Elbern. The child's page has a gravestone with spelling as Elbern, so the family name may be Elbern.  

The marriage source on the profile has Alton Elbern, so the obituary on the Find a Grave may have had his name spelled wrong.

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