where's the best place to indicate that an individual was adopted?

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in Genealogy Help by Marty Schrank G2G1 (1.8k points)

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In the biography section.  This is, in general, the best place to explain anything that doesn't fit nicely into the pre-defined fields of the profile.

Here's the help page on adoption and other multiple parent situations:  http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Multiple_Parents
by Stephen Haley G2G6 Mach 2 (23.9k points)
selected by Abby Glann
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I would put both known names on the persons profile.  Last name at birth (ex. Jones) and the preferred last name, or last name at death (ex. Smith- his adopted name.)  I would then explain the two names under his bibliography.
by Jean Adams G2G6 (6.2k points)

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