How do I turn memories into sources?

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I have personal memories of my grandmother, including memories of her telling me about “old times”old people”. Of course, I can add this information to the memories section on a profile, but what I really would like is to integrate it into biographies.

What is the best way to do this? Should I just add the information and refer to “told by xx to yy”, or would it be better to write a separate document with these memories, add a free space profile for it and refer to the document?

Any preferences or ideas?
in Policy and Style by es n G2G1 (1.5k points)

2 Answers

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My preference would be to add the information to each of the people concerned, sourced as you described and probably including her relationship to that person. But you probably have a great deal you'd like to say about your grandmother which would be subjective. That, perhaps, would be better on a free space page. Think I'm saying do both depending on the memory.
by C. Mackinnon G2G6 Pilot (168k points)
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es n,

Yes, you can create a citation something like the following (including links to their various profiles):

<ref>Paulina Jauch Smith (1884-1963), personal memories as shared with her son John Smith, during his last visit to Buffalo, New York, summer of 1962.</ref>
by Jillaine Smith G2G6 Pilot (675k points)

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