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Data Error 213: Missing fathers DNA confirmation

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Date: 20 Sep 2017
Location: Worldwidemap
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Description of Error - 213: Missing fathers DNA confirmation

Father is marked ‘confirmed with DNA’, but the words ‘paternal’ and ‘confirmed’ do not appear in the biography.

Content of info column: Empty.

Possible Causes

  • There is no statement on the profile explaining how DNA was used to confirm the relationship.
  • There is a confirmation statement on the profile, but it’s not in the expected format.

Action Steps

  • In each of these situations, change the paternal status from ‘confirmed with DNA’ to ‘confident’:
    • No DNA tests are displayed in the ‘DNA tested’ section on the right side of the profile.
    • Only one DNA test is displayed in the 'DNA tested’ section.
    • No children are displayed and the profiled person didn’t take a DNA test.
  • If there is a non-standard confirmation statement:
    • If the statements does not provide enough information, Private Message the PM information including these instructions and ask the PM to add a confirmation statement in the correct format. Offer assistance if needed.
  • If there are two or more tests displayed, and they may or may not support the paternal relationship, leave this message on the profile:
    • Please add a statement to this profile explaining how you used DNA to confirm his/her relationship to his/her parents. See this page for how to do that: (Offer assistance if needed if the PM is active.If no statement is provided with enough information to mark the relationship confirmed with DNA--suggest a change to ‘confident’.)

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Technical Stuff

Checked on all profiles with father relation set as DNA confirmed. it checks in bio if text Confirmed and Paternal appears in the biography.

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On 2 Dec 2017 at 03:20 GMT Kevin Lajiness wrote:

Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 21 cM X-DNA Family Finder match from

Chr 23 Start Location End Location Centimorgans (cM) 21 SNPs 713 910,180 9,634,313 between Roberta Taylor GEDmatch A720659 GEDmatch Ref: 2278900 : P1 and Kevin Lajiness GEDmatch M658673