Where do I put multiple middle names?

+13 votes
I have a relative, Susan Elizabeth Hankison Swick.  I put both middle names into the middle name slot.  The error list shows her with a 511.  Is there another place to put extra middle names or should I just mark the 511 as a false error?
WikiTree profile: Susan Miller
in Policy and Style by Dave Dardinger G2G6 Pilot (410k points)
retagged by Dorothy Barry

4 Answers

+12 votes
Best answer
You are getting 511 error because of name Hankison. If you are sure it is spelled corectlly, just mark it as false error.
by AleŇ° Trtnik G2G6 Pilot (661k points)
selected by Dennis Wheeler
+8 votes
I just place them all on the Middle Name line, I hope I have been doing that right.
by Dale Byers G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)
Do just separate them with a space or a comma?
Not with a comma, for then you will create a new error:
Error_512 separator in name
A space.
+6 votes

I had that with 2 of my relatives and just put them in the middle name with a space West-8908

by Charles West G2G6 Mach 1 (13.7k points)
+2 votes
Just ignore the "error" - the computer program doesn't understand that it is common practice to use an ancestors surname as a middle name.
by John Elkin G2G6 Mach 8 (83.4k points)
Actually it does for almost 1 month already. Any name, that appears as lastname is not shown as an error.

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