Can I manage a separate account profile for my wife?

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The reason I ask is my gedcom file is HUGE!

I decided to manually create my Burton family tree, but think it would be a great idea to make a separate one for my wife's family. Her maiden name is Koreen.

So far I have created a Koreen name study, that is all. There were no results for a name search for "Koreen". Looks like a new surname for the WikiTree.
in WikiTree Tech by Norman Burton G2G Crew (630 points)
edited by Chris Whitten
You may also be wondering if you can or should split a GEDCOM. In a word, yes. Read the following before you do anything, if you haven't already:  http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Before_importing_a_GEDCOM

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Best answer
You may indeed create a separate profile for your wife. Just go to your profile and click the Edit tab. On the right-hand side you will see a link to add a spouse. Click that and enter the information for your wife. You may then add her family members to her profile in the same way you added yours to your own profile.

Shirley
by Shirley Dalton G2G6 Pilot (459k points)
selected by Norman Burton
You can also add your wife's email to her profile, making her a Family Member if you wish.
+2 votes
Norman,

First - do yourself a big favor and wait before uploading a huge gedcom.

Almost 4 years ago I uploaded what I thought was a small gedcom - only about 4500 names.  It took me over 3 years working almost full time to clean it up to meet Wikitree guidelines.

I strongly suggest,

First review all the detail on gedcoms.  Upload a gecom of no more than 50 names edit them - at that point make a decision about how to move forward.
by Philip Smith G2G6 Pilot (269k points)

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