A cemetery with two names

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Hartland Cemetery in Klickitat Co, Washington is also known as Lone Pine Cemetery (the overhead sign says Lone Pine).

I've started a Cemetery Space as Hartland but would like to feature the Lone Pine name with equal prominence.

I suppose there's no chance that it could also somehow be indexed and/or linked as Lone Pine so that either would end up at the same Cemetery Space..


jim berry

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[https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Hartland_Cemetery%2C_Klickitat_County%2C_Washington  Hartland Cemetery]
in WikiTree Help by Jim Berry G2G5 (5.1k points)
retagged by Natalie Trott

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Best answer

One way that I have previously used when I decided a Free Space name was incorrect.

1) Create a new free space (perhaps Hartland aka Lone Pine Cemetery, Klickitat County, Washington)

2) Merge the incorrect title into the correct title using https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Special:MergeSpace

3) Maybe adding the alias to the category is also a good idea?  This would be done by creating the new category and then using the template {{Rename Category|NewCategoryName}} for Edit Bot to move all profiles into the new category.


by David Wilson G2G6 Pilot (101k points)
selected by Paula J
+6 votes
Jim, I think that would almost be necessary. How to do that. Dunno, but someone answer in s big sbout how to do that.

I have a cemetery that I always name just one name in my data. It was a family cemetery (the Wells Cemetery) that I had surveyed back In the 90s for Rootsweb. I have a couple of generations of ancestors buried there. The closest grave to the gate has the name Abee, and someone else did a survey and that name got passed around all over the internet, the Abee Cemetery.

At least yours seems to legitimately have two names.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)

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