changing my last name on my account

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azgrannyfranny
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changing my last name on my account

Postby azgrannyfranny » Fri Jun 03, 2016 4:12 pm

My last name has been changed on my membership records but I don't see where I can change it on my lds.org account.
I can change it on how it appears but how do I delete the obsolete last name all together

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Re: changing my last name on my account

Postby sbradshaw » Fri Jun 03, 2016 4:51 pm

There are several fields on your membership/household record that can be updated by your ward clerk:
Full name ( = legal name)
Preferred name
Maiden name
Household name

Chances are that one of these fields needs to be updated. I'm guessing that what you're looking at is your "Display Name" at LDSAccount.LDS.org, which isn't actually tied to your membership record, but only to your LDS Account. I'm not sure where the Display Name is used or if it interfaces at all with your preferred name.
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Re: changing my last name on my account

Postby russellhltn » Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:37 pm

Interesting, the "First" and "Last" names on the ldsaccount aren't tied to the record either. And they don't appear to be editable. But I'm not sure as they appear anywhere.
Have you searched the Wiki?
Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.


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