What is best process to correct someone's error? [closed]

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Someone added a spouse to a profile for which I'm the profile mgr, and there's no support for the connection. I'm pretty sure it's an error. I've twice tried contacting the genealogist who made the connection, to no response. Do I leave it as is, or ... what comes next? It's something of a newbie question, I know, but I'm something of a newbie.
closed with the note: I received the guidance I needed.
in Policy and Style by Jaci Coleman G2G3 (3.2k points)
closed by Jaci Coleman
Perfect. Thank you for the help.

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If you can't reach the person who made the change you can just detach the incorrect spouse and put a "Research Notes" section after the biography that says something like "Jane Jones [Jones-xxx] was previously attached to this profile as a spouse.  No documentation has been found to support this relationship so she has been detached."  You can add the same info as a comment on "Jane's" profile.  Then if the other person comes along again he or she can provide the documentation if it's there and you can reconnect.  If it's really an error, the message will let other folks know you have already considered the possibility.
by Kathie Forbes G2G6 Pilot (359k points)
selected by Stu Bloom

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