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Data Error 211: Duplicate sibling by Father

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Date: 10 Jun 2016
Location: Worldwidemap
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Description of Error - 211: Duplicate sibling by Father

There is a profile with the same full name, birth and death date and same father. Mother is different. These two profiles are probably duplicates and need to be merged.

Content of info column: Compare link, where you compare both profiles in question for differences.

Possible Causes

Creating a profile for the same person again, by GEDCOM import, or accidentally by one user, or accidentally by different users. Also partial merge can be the reason.

Action Steps

A review of the different mothers/fathers needs to be done before proposing the merge. Need to make sure that the correct mother is identified, or if the mothers are duplicates, the merge for them needs to be investigated.

Merge the profiles in the direction of the one with the lowest Wikitree ID. Consult the help pages on merging for more information.

Error Status

For each Error you can set status. You can set it as Corrected, Not corrected, False Error, Proposed merge or just add a Comment.

If there are related errors for the profile, you will also see them on status page.

Full description is available on Status Help Page.

Questions and Discussions on this Error

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Technical Stuff

This error is checked only for public and open profiles with father defined. On private profiles, date precision is insufficient and would create a lot of false errors. A profile must be unique in the combination of full name, birth and death date and father.

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On 25 Jun 2016 at 15:21 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Can you please add on this error and the associated error for Duplicate Sibling by Mother....Per Merging guidelines A review of the different mothers/fathers needs to be done before proposing the merge. Need to make sure that the correct mother is identified, or if the mothers are duplicates, the merge for them needs to be investigated.