How can I reverse the most recent merge?

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WikiTree profile: Oscar Hale
in Genealogy Help by Barbara Reynolds G2G1 (1.8k points)

3 Answers

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The profile you've linked doesn't appear to have ever been merged.
by Dennis Wheeler G2G6 Pilot (540k points)
+7 votes

Once a merge has been completed, Barbara, it can't be reversed. The 2 profiles are now 1 profile.

However, the data from the merged-away profile can be recovered from the Changes log if you need to reconstruct the merged-away profile.

I don't see a merge involving James' profile, but I do see one for his father Jethro. Is that the merge you want to reverse?

If you feel a bad merge was completed, let us know what was wrong with the merge so we can help you fix the problem.

by Lindy Jones G2G6 Pilot (232k points)
+6 votes
Barbara,

I do not see where a merge has been completed involving James' profile.

Are you sure that you are looking at the correct profile that you thought you merged?
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)
Cheryl, thanks for your reply.  I don't believe as a rookie I understand how this is supposed to work.
Barb, when I look at your activity feed, I do not see any merge. I do see a couple of James Hales', but they are father/son.

I am not real sure who you are trying to merge.

I understand how difficult this is. And you have several very good notes written on your profile pages.

You are doing a great job.
I'm new and may have been confused. I'm good with the info now.  I do have another request.  I see that the second husband of my 3rd GGrandmother Millie Ann Oller (Oller-98), who was Thomas Benton Jones (Jones-67312) has not been connected to her. I sent a note to the profile owner but just a few minutes ago so not enough time to get a reply. I would assume there should be a place on her profile to add him using his profile number, but I cannot locate any way to do this.  Would I assume correctly that he needs to merge Uncle Thomas (his profile) with my 3rd GG Millie Ann Oller Griffith? Or can I do this?  Sorry to have so many questions.

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