This is a first - two fathers in one profile!

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There are several Harding profiles that have been duplicated with the lines totally messed up.  In my review of a proposed merge, I discovered a profile , [[Harding-1034|Mary (Harding) Raynor]] which was linked to a broher, [[Harding-1036|William Harding]] who has the parents Harding-2015 and Unknown-213998.  But when I clicked on the profile Harding-1034, the profile shows a link to a father [[Harding-2866|William Harding]].  What in the world is going on?  Mary needs to be unlinked from Harding-2015, I believe, but I don't know how to accomplish that since her profile shows that her father is Harding-2866.  Help!!  I am going to continue working on the other profiles, but I hope someone can figure this one out.
WikiTree profile: Mary Rayner
in WikiTree Tech by Edie Kohutek G2G6 Mach 8 (86.5k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

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I think I figured it out. Harding-2015 was showing as a half-brother of Harding-1034 yet there were NO parents in common. Harding-2015 's mother Stark-470 had a daughter which was linking across to Harding-1034, yet there were no connections on Harding-1034 's profile !

The answer was revealed by going into edit mode on Stark-470 and looking at the children. The one in question was actually Harding-1037 ( not 1034 ), yet she links to Harding-1034. It turns out that Harding-1037 was merged into 1034 on 28th April 2013, leaving the connection to Stark-470 intact.

I've removed Harding-1037 as a child of Stark-470. Please let me know if this has solved the problem.

Regards, Joe
by Joe Farler G2G6 Pilot (135k points)
selected by Edie Kohutek
Yay!  That did the trick.  She is no longer attached to Unknown Harding and Unknown Unknown!
Great ! I also had to remove Harding-1037 as daughter of Harding-2015 as well - she had been both half sister and daughter !
This branch is crazy. I'm going to continue trying to untangle it a bit. Thanks for helping!!

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