Profile Accuracy Issue - Help Please

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I have a family member who has a natural father with last name "A".  However all of his life he went by his step father's last name "B".  My question is how do I accurately reflect this?

All of this persons decendants use last name "B".  I don't want them upset at finding this not correctly recognized on Wikitree.  I can only imagine how I would feel.

 

PS I have verified the info so I know I have the correct people.
WikiTree profile: William Fackler
in WikiTree Tech by Tim Fackler G2G3 (3.4k points)

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Hi Tim, thanks for your message.  Use the "A" as his last name at birth.  That is the name he was born with.  Then in the Current last name, put the "B" name.  You might want to make notes in the bio section to reflect this information.  I hope this helps.
by Sally Williams G2G6 Mach 9 (94.8k points)
selected by Mags Gaulden

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