While creating a profile, how can I be sure a relative is not one of many "Living Person"s who comes up with no details?

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I am creating a profile for my uncle but I get the message "If any of the following appear to be a match, do not proceed".  The list has several Living persons with no details to evaluate.  I know the exact birth date, middle name & more about my uncle but that is not included in this search to help determine if a Living person is a match.  Can I eliminate more matches by increasing the details from my new profile?
in Genealogy Help by Steven Styer G2G Rookie (220 points)

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Have you messaged the profile managers to ask?
by Marion Poole G2G6 Pilot (561k points)
Yes I have.  So far I have 2 answers out of 6 managers.  I can wait for more responses but with a closer match to more details it would not be necessary to bother anyone at all.
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If your grandparents' profiles, his parents, don't show any private children, then it's unlikely that he has a profile.  Just check to make sure your grandparents' profiles aren't duplicates.
by Kerry Larson G2G6 Mach 8 (90k points)
Thanks, this seems like a good way to proceed.  I created my parents & grandparents profiles after checking for duplicates but when creating my uncles I got the "Living …" with only the birth decade to go on.

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