how do you delete everything on your record

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i need to delete everything on here so i can start over i believe i am wrong on lots so i just restarted my research
in Genealogy Help by Crystal Brown-hartman G2G1 (1.8k points)
reopened by Chris Whitten
It's really an almost impossible task to 'delete' everything!  It's better to start with one ancestor, and make corrections on spouses/children etc.  Putting in the EXACT source as you go, so you can reference it.
Then working with those spouses and children one at a time.
If you want some help, email me.
This question is a duplicate: http://www.wikitree.com/g2g/5191

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To the best of my knowledge, there is no way to completely delete a profile. It might be easiest to simply over-write incorrect names/dates/other information.
by Heather Brown G2G4 (4k points)
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See http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Special:Delete

However, Chris and Heather are correct in their answers. On a wiki we correct information, we don't delete it. Deletion is only for if you won't be using WikiTree anymore and nobody else is available to manage private profiles for your family members.

by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
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Pick one to fix, such as William B and Celestia (Duke) Baker. 

Copy the entire source and details into the profile by using EDIT at the top. Cut and paste it in.

Put in birth, death dates and locations etc.  Parent names if given.

SOURCE:         https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JD1Y-DM1

Name:                         Celestia Baker

Death Date:                25 Sep 1951

Death Place:               Bandera, Bandera, Texas

Gender:                      Female

Race:                          White

Death Age:                 78 years 1 month 3 days

Birth Date:                 22 Aug 1873

Birthplace:                  Tyler Co., Texas

Marital Status:            Widowed

Father's Name:           I. T. Duke

Father's Birthplace:    Georgia

Mother's Name:          Sarah Ann Conner

Mother's Birthplace:   South Carolina

Occupation:                Housewife

Place of Residence:    Bandera, Bandera, Texas

Cemetery:                   Bandera Cemetery

Burial Place:               Bandera, Texas

Burial Date:                27 Aug 1951

Informant:                  Lawrence Baker

 

 

SOURCE:  https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDRN-62G

 

Name:                         William Benjiman Baker

Death Date:                12 Jun 1948

Death Place:               Bandera, Bandera, Texas

Gender:                      Male

Race:                          White

Death Age:                 82 years 4 months 22 days

Birth Date:                 22 Jan 1866

Birthplace:                  Alabama

Marital Status:            Married

Father's Name:           Unknown

Mother's Name:          Unknown

Occupation:                Farmer

Place of Residence:    Bandera, Bandera, Texas

Cemetery:                   Bandera Cemetery

Burial Place:               Texas

Burial Date:                14 Jun 1948

Informant:                  Lawrence Baker

 

              

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (620k points)
edited by Chris Hoyt
Then EDIT their children and dates/approximate dates and locations.

Copy the SOURCES and details right into the profile, so you always have the reference to confirm.  
From the census data you can see the William B and Celestia were married about 1899, and name and approx dob of each child.



SOURCE:       https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3G8-JY7

US Census, 1900, ED 61 Justice Precinct 8, Gonzales, Texas
Head  William B Baker M33    b. abt Jan. 1867 AL/AL/GA married 1 year abt 1899
Wife Celestia Baker  F27 b. abt Aug 1873 TX/ GA/TX
Son William L Baker  M   4 mos  b. abt  Dec. 1899 TX

SOURCE:      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M2SQ-W99

US Census, 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Karnes, Texas
SELF W B Baker    M    46y AL
WIFE  C Baker     F    35y TX
SON W L Baker    M    9y    b. abt 1901 TX
SON E L Baker    M    8y    b. abt 1902 TX

SOURCE:    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHBB-N2Y

US Census, 1920
SELF  William B Baker     M 50y    AL
WIFE Syllesta Baker    F 46y    TX
SON William L Baker    M 18y    b. 1902 TX
SON Eugene L Baker    M 17y  b. abt 1903    TX
DAU Lenora F Baker    F 9yb. Abt 1911 TX
SON Newton G Baker    M 3y11m     b. abt 1916 TX


SOURCE:               https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/C9ZB-96Z

US Census, 1930  Precinct 4, Jackson, Texas
Head  William B Baker    M  62    AL
Wife Celestia Baker     F 56    TX
Son Newton G Baker    M  14    TX abt 1916

SOURCE:              https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VXMM-YBF
Texas, Birth Certificates
Name:    Baker  (female)  maybe Lenora
Event:    Birth
Event Date:    01 Jun 1910
Event Place:    , Karnes, Texas, United States
Gender:    Female
Father:    W B Baker
Mother:    Celesta Duke


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