What is the PRE-1700 badge for?

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I now am to my pre-1700 ancestors.

 

Jon P
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retagged by Keith Hathaway

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It is to show that the bearer understands the naming conventions and how to check for pre-existing profiles to minimize the creation of duplicates.

Those with the Pre-1700 badge can create and edit profiles with dates between 1500 and 1700.  

by Kitty Smith G2G6 Pilot (501k points)
selected by Sandi Wiggins
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It signifies you have read the info here on working on pre-1700 ancestors, have taken the little quiz, and by doing so, confirm you will your best to adhere to the guid-lines set for persons born, residing or passed away pre-1700. This would include proper sourcing, and checking for dupes to limit the number of 'Richard Warren, Mayflower Passenger' entries to the one true and communally worked on person.

(I think I said that short enough :) )
by Seán Donovan G2G2 (2.9k points)

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