Talk:World Archives Project: Savannah, Georgia, Select Board of Health and Health Department Records, 1822-1864, 1887-1896
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Q: On Sick lists I am running into Mrs. Brown's child. Should I enter this as child (given) Brown or Mrs blank Brown and Child in suffix.
Q: On a Board Minutes page, ages are given but no indication of whether this is age at death or at burial. Which do we choose?--Collier Smith 22:06, 6 November 2013 (UTC)
Q: A Board Minutes page lists the members of the Board: do we key them or ignore them? How about any other names of people who are not identified as indigent deceased persons? Or to put it another way, do we key ONLY indigent deceased persons and ignore all other names?--Collier Smith 22:06, 6 November 2013 (UTC)
Q: On Board Minutes pages, where slave surname is omitted but owner's surname is shown, do we key the slave surname as <Blank> or key the owner's surname?--Collier Smith 22:27, 6 November 2013 (UTC)
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