Unnamed father automatically created?

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OK, this is a weird one.  I just created a father for an existing profile.  I first created Edmund Chisman-23, and then his brother, John Chisman-24, but then, the software automatically created a father for them both, named Unnamed Father Chisman-25! 

Is this something new or a weird glitch?

WikiTree profile: Edmund Chisman
in WikiTree Tech by Cynthia B G2G6 Pilot (128k points)

1 Answer

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Best answer
When you create siblings without first creating a parent, the sytem automatically creates a parent-- in this case (and all cases?) a father. I.e., the system needs a "parent" to connect the two siblings together.
by Jillaine Smith G2G6 Pilot (781k points)
selected by Doug Lockwood

Oh.  Thanks, Jillaine. Guess I never tried to do siblings before.  Now I need to figure out whether we know who the father was.laugh

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