Should we add these profiles as the parents for Melvin Howard Tormé?

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I found some sources for Melvin Howard Tormé that include his parents names. These sources are for his birth and 2 census records. I went ahead and created profiles for the parents but have not connected them yet because Mel's profile is PPP. All of the dates and locations are an exact match and the names are the same as wikipedia has along with the birth location for the father. The profiles in question are for the father and for the mother.

WikiTree profile: Mel Tormé
in Genealogy Help by Dale Byers G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
retagged by Dale Byers
He has children in Wikipedia also!

4 Answers

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Best answer
Absolutely we should add them! I'll remove the PPP.
by Scott Fulkerson G2G6 Pilot (360k points)
selected by Dale Byers
I am away from the computer and can not connect them so if you could that would be a big help.
Thanks, I just got home.
+4 votes

Melvin Howard Torme

Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates

Name Melvin Howard Torme
Event Type Birth
Event Date 13 Sep 1925
Event Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Registration Date 21 Sep 1925
Registration Place , Cook, Illinois
Gender Male
Race White
Father's Name Wm D Torme
Father's Birthplace Russia
Father's Age 27
Father's Estimated Birth Year 1898
Mother's Name Betty Sopkin
Mother's Birthplace New York
Mother's Age 24
Mother's Estimated Birth Year 1901
Certificate Number 40228

Citing this Record

"Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940," database, FamilySearch( : 18 May 2016), Melvin Howard Torme, 13 Sep 1925; Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, reference/certificate 40228, Cook County Clerk, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm .

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (1.9m points)
Thanks, Frank!!!

I added this information to the profile as well.
+2 votes

I got one wife linked but the worm hole closed. Please link up Candy Toxton [Tockstein-2] I have marriage copy in the comments.

by Rebecca Peterson G2G6 (9.8k points)
I believe if you take a non-open profile and connect it to an open profile, it adjusts the privacy on the open profile. It's a bit of a bug in the system. To avoid it, you can usually do the connection from the open to the non-open (I believe - don't quote me). We're working on getting the profile opened back up now.
+2 votes
I can connect him to the global wikitree if only I could get past the PPP, so far no response from the profile manager.
by N. Gauthier G2G6 Mach 4 (46.9k points)
Mel Torme will show connected with tomorrow's update

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