How long to wait after requesting sources for child addition?

+3 votes
If I request source for someone adding a child to a profile I manage the same day they added the child how long is a fair amount to wait?  Particularly when I can’t find a source (I don’t mind sourcing it myself if I can), every other child is sourced, their estimated birth is same as another child and they don’t fit anywhere in the string of children already there.

I know I should be more patient but it annoys me to have an unsourced probably wrongly attached child to my otherwise well documented family!
in Policy and Style by Joelle Colville-Hanson G2G6 Pilot (132k points)
edited by Joelle Colville-Hanson

1 Answer

+5 votes
Best answer
Create a research notes section on the child and parents, with the Wikitree ID and name of possible relative, with a note that it is being removed until sourcing information is provided, since nothing has been found and the rest of your reasoning. Wait a few days and remove it, at least it will be documented.

by Linda Peterson G2G6 Pilot (639k points)
selected by Daniel Bly
Sounds good

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