still living with death date and privacy level red

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How to data-doctor a profile born 1700s, died 1800s, yet "still living" and the profile is set to highest privacy level? In other words there is no drop-down menu in which to click on 'Open Profile Request'. Oxely-2 is but one example.
WikiTree profile: Mary Johnson
in The Tree House by Stephanie Ward G2G6 Mach 8 (88.2k points)
did you try contacting the profile manager, it looks like he was active today
If you do get access you might also want to take a look at why a 1700s profile is showing as a Pending Family Member.
I did send a private message, as my experience with leaving comments on the profile is they seem to never be noticed. I just like my instant gratification-- click on the request and the right thing is done, thanks to Paul. There's a whole slew of profiles with the same error #120. And, remarkably, considering the honor code, etc., I've come across folks who just want to keep "their" profiles to themselves.

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Email info@, we'll take care of it.
by Eowyn Walker G2G Astronaut (1.8m points)
selected by Bobbie Hall
+5 votes
The profile is a "family member" with an email address, which is why the profile is red privacy and still living.
by Natalie Trott G2G6 Pilot (828k points)

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