What is a "private sister"

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First time on this site. Found my Great Aunt and found alongside the the term Private Sister-what does this mean?

Also on the left hand side are coloured circles. What is the significants of the colours?
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Hi Anon,

Usually if someone is marked 'private' it is because it is a living person, only people on the 'trusted list' can see the details.

Look at this section - http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Privacy

This will also explain the coloured circles which define/indicate different levels of


Hopes this helps

by Wendy Hampton G2G6 Mach 2 (24.0k points)
selected by Michael Gabbard
The profile manager might select the highest privacy level (unlisted) for any number of reasons, and of course this is the default for living children.

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