Matchbot proposed a merger. What next? Do I Approve it somewhere or initiate the merge?

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in Genealogy Help by Sandy Barnett G2G2 (2.6k points)
retagged by C S
Matchbot has initiated merges for people i manage who are most definitely NOT the same person and in fact have NO similarities other than a common surname. please be very careful.

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Hi Sandy,

Yes, if they're the same individual click the link in the message in the e-mail to approve the merge. If you're not sure, click the link to compare.

Chris
by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
selected by Keith Baker
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Do not take the MatchBot's suggestions on trust, it does not distinguish between maiden names and married names. Check the comparisons very carefully before approving the merge.
by Carl Horner G2G5 (5.2k points)

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