I have incorrectly added Pittman-3479, I need to delete this person, please advise

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WikiTree profile: Samuel Clevenger
in Genealogy Help by Alan Godhard G2G Rookie (220 points)

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+5 votes
No one is deleted ... however you can Orphan the profile by removing yourself as profile manager

Also you can remove him as a child of Zach
by Susan Smith G2G6 Pilot (677k points)
And it would be great if you could add some sources before you orphan him.
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Alan, 

It looks like you accidentally duplicated a couple of profiles, that of Zachariah and his mother. First, you need to change Zachariah's LNAB (last name at birth) from his mother's maiden name of Pittman to his father's of Clevenger. Then place a request to merge Pittman-3478 into Clevenger-113. 

Then you need to merge Pittman-3477 into Pitman-98. 

By the way, I see you have some Jobes on your line. I guess that means we are related in some way. 

by Christina Jobe G2G6 Mach 1 (16.9k points)
if you're going to merge it anyway... then there's no need to change the Last Name at Birth first.

That just creates additional and unnecessary redirects under the hood -- and we really want to minimize those.

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