Do I use a free space form to create a category for a town etc?

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do i use a free space form to create a category for a town?, property, a ship, a river ?

 

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Bronwyn
in WikiTree Tech by Bronwyn O'Brien G2G3 (3.1k points)
edited by Chris Whitten

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Yes you would use a free space page.

About Free-Space Profiles: http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Free-Space_Profile
by David Selman G2G6 Pilot (888k points)
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Hi Bronwyn,

You don't need to create a free-space profile to create a category. A category might be enough if you don't have unique content to add about that town, property, ship, etc. If you just want to group person profiles that lived in the town, or on the property, or served on the ship, etc., you can just create the category. See http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Categorization

Chris
by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
Also, to create a category (such as a cemetery) there are established formats, so do a little research.

When I started creating cemetery categories to set some up in a particular area (say, Allen County, Indiana), I didn't necessarily have a profile to place in it to set it up, so I used my OWN profile, set up the category, then removed it from my profile. I use my own profile quite often.

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