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LDS Site Searches for 'EITHER OR' Surnames

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Hilary Report 17 Aug 2003 20:20

I have just found a long lost relative who was possibly born illegitimately. His mother's surname was PENNY and his father's was OGAN. I had given up looking and then by chance I found him in the LDS IGI records as HENRY WILLIAM GEORGE 'PENNY OR OGAN'. Has anyone found a clever wild card search format that can find these 'EITHER OR' type listings on the LDS site? Thanks, Hilary