Advice before editing this pre-1700 Beers profile?

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I have information to contribute to the profile of Samuel Beers. This is what I can add:

These are the sources I am using:

Should I contact one of the pre-1700 projects or know about any style guidelines before proceeding? Thank you!

WikiTree profile: Samuel Beers
in Policy and Style by Ciaran Calaway G2G Crew (500 points)
I don't see the info you want to add and the sources you are using.  Sources are important, doubly so for pre-1700 profiles.

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In general, feel free to update  pre-1700 profiles that need proper sourcing and more information. First, read what’s already on the page.  Ask yourself: Does what I'm adding add value to the profile? Always, always source your updates/changes/facts/statements, preferably with primary sources, and using inline citations. Before you make major changes (changes in relationships, or vital statistics) make sure you attempt to contact the profile managers and/or the Project. It's always polite to contact managers if you're going to do a major overhaul.

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