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Names were often misspelled, so try all variations of spellings
Examples of spelling variations:
- Pruitt, Prewitt, Pruett, Pruet, etc.
- Hutcheson, Hutchinson, Hutcherson, Hutchison, Hutchisson, etc.
Names of the deceased may appear in various ways. The obituary may include a
person's full name, initials only, nicknames, women's husband's names, etc.
Example of name variations
- Sally Harris (nickname with common spelling)
- Sallie Harris (nickname with variant spelling)
- Sarah Francis Harris (given and middle name)
- Sarah Connor Harris (given and maiden name)
- Mrs. J. B. Harris (husband's initials)
- Mrs. John B. Harris (husband's first name and initial)
explanations of terms used in the database.