Suggestion 587 FindAGrave - Link to nonexisting Grave ID

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Date: 22 Jan 2017
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_587
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Description of Error - 587: FindAGrave - Link to nonexisting Grave ID

Some WikiTree profiles have link to FindAGrave. This error indicates that the memorial on FindAGrave was deleted.

To read more on Find A Grave, see Help:Find A Grave.

Content of info column: Memorial number on FindAGrave


Suggestion 587 FindAGrave - Link to nonexisting Grave ID
Play the Suggestion 587 FindAGrave - Link to nonexisting Grave ID.

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Possible Causes

Memorial was deleted on FindAGrave or typo in memorial number.

Action Steps

Find correct memorial and correct memorial number. It can be added as URL link or text Memorial #1234 or template {{FindAGrave|1234}} to the biography. If the memorial was deleted on FindAGrave, delete the citation and link from the WIkiTree profile.

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Technical Stuff

All references to FindAGrave are checked. Memorial number is extracted from link, template or text Memorial #.

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Tip. If you can't find memorial on profiles name, look at relatives profiles as often there is a link to the profile you want which the findagrave search engine doesn't find.
posted by Darren Kellett

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