Suggestion 313 Missing mothers DNA confirmation

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Date: 20 Sep 2017
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_313 DNA
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Description of Error - 313: Missing mothers DNA confirmation

Mother is marked "confirmed with DNA", but the words "maternal" 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 maternal 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 statement does not provide enough information, Private Message the PM information including these instructions Help:DNA_Confirmation 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 maternal 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: Help:DNA_Confirmation. (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 mother relation set as DNA confirmed. it checks in bio if text Confirmed and Maternal appears in the biography.

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I am also confused by your error statement to me. I have DNA matches Eleanor Anderson through confirmed matches on Ancestry. I have also had information from this site saying she is my paternal Grandmother.

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