Suggestion 723 Prefix in First Name

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Date: 24 Jul 2016
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_723
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Description of Error - 723: Prefix in First Name

A prefix is in the first name field indicating a potential error.

Content of info column: Questionable word and a suggestion to resolve it.

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  1. Correct the content in the field see Name Field Guidelines

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Regarding "St": Data Doctors, please be aware that in the British Isles "St" is often not the prefix "Saint" but is actually part of a first name, as in "St John" (pronounced "Sinjin"), "St Clair", etc. As I write this, there are 2585 profiles on WikiTree with the first name St Something. Please don't canonize them! Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_John_(name)
Admiral Dwight Shearer was his given birth name.
posted by Armour Cribbs Jr.
I will send a message to Yo Hibbert regarding the below requests explaining how to fix them.
There is an ancestor with the last name of Sargent, so I'm sure it's his real name and not indicative of military service.

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