He requsted his aunt Mary.

He requested his Aunt Mary.

I wonder whether I need to capitalize the word "aunt" in this sentence.


"He requested his aunt Mary" is the correct answer. In this example "aunt" is not part of the proper noun title.

If however you were to say: "He requested Aunt Mary" then "Aunt" is capitalized because in that usage "Aunt" is part of the proper noun title of "Aunt Mary".

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