I need help in setting up the Name Fields for McCollum-1444

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In creating a page for Courtland Henry McCollum-1444 who in later life became Henry Mack Courtland, I couldn't find the pull down menu to be able to enter both names so they make sense. HELP!

Carolyn
WikiTree profile: Courtland McCollum
in WikiTree Help by Carolyn Vosburg G2G5 (5.5k points)

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It looks like he actually changed his name - born McCollum, died Courtland - so McCollum should be in the LNAB field, Courtland in the “Current last name field.”   I would put “Henry” as preferred name since that’s what he used at his death.  Nothing needs to go in the “Other last names” and “Henry Mack” can go as a nickname to help people identify him.
by Kathie Forbes G2G6 Pilot (219k points)
selected by Pip Sheppard
Thanks, Kathie. This has been a puzzlement for me!

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