Merging duplicate IDs

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I have 2 IDs, (Beal-713) and (Beal-2864).  The older one, 713, has all the information I had previously put in.  How can I merge these two IDs?  Louisa Beal
in WikiTree Help by Louisa Beal G2G Rookie (250 points)

2 Answers

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Look at the very bottom of your profile, on the left side is a heading PENDING MERGES  and beneath it
[initiate a merge]

Hit those words and you will be taken into the program for making a merge.  Follow the instructions carefully, especially the proper order of the two profiles.

You will choose which of the two profiles to follow at each point (Birth, Marriage, Death etc.)  When you have merged you will be given a chance to edit the result, ironing out any duplicates or errors.   If necessary there is a method of going back to the starting position, but that is a terrible waste of your time, so just be careful.

It gets a bit more complicated if you are not a manager or at least on the Trusted List of both profiles.
by David Horsley G2G6 (7.8k points)
edited by David Horsley
+5 votes

Hello Luisa.

The duplicate profiles are Beal-712 (Beal-713 is your father's profile) and Beal 2864.

Both of them are active accounts. The best you can do is to contact info @ wikitree.com (no spaces). See

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Help:Merging#Merging_duplicate_accounts


Beal-712: You are a "Wiki Genealogist"

Beal-2864: You are a "Family Member"

by Rubén Hernández G2G6 Pilot (704k points)
Would like to add a welcome to you Louisa !

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