What is this source "S-1209" in a profile?

+4 votes
What is this source "S-1209" in a profile? I didn't put it there and it's unidentified!
WikiTree profile: William Beattie
in WikiTree Help by Living Prickett G2G6 Mach 9 (98.2k points)

4 Answers

+7 votes
That’s something that came in with your Gedcom.
by Kathie Forbes G2G6 Pilot (901k points)
+8 votes
It's code created when you imported your GEDCom file.  Looks like it might have been the citation for the marriage record, and it got disconnected from its link as you cleaned up the GEDCom bio.
by Living Tardy G2G6 Pilot (774k points)
+5 votes

I don't see a source "S-1209", but there is a source "S-1809". Is that what you are asking about? Source "S-1809" is a source contained in the GEDCOM upload. Specifically it is "Pioneer Families of Washington County, Virginia". I had to look on his wife's profile to find this information. I don't think William is shown in that source, and maybe why it was unidentified. "S-1809" should probably be removed from William's profile.

by Rick Pierpont G2G6 Pilot (130k points)
+5 votes
Typically, those are "span" tags, which will link to different portions of the text (like a "ref" tag). As Herbert has noted, you deleted the text that it previously referenced.
by Dennis Wheeler G2G6 Pilot (582k points)

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