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Suggestion 591 FindAGrave - Possible father

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Date: 24 Jul 2020
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_591
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Description of Hint - 591: FindAGrave - Possible father

Some WikiTree profiles are matched with a memorial on FindAGrave. This error indicate missing father relation to existing profile on WikiTree. They are derived from FindAGrave data. I am using father relation from FindAGrave and if a memorial of the father is linked from WikiTree it is proposed as a possible father.

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

Content of info column: Empty.

Possible Causes

There are multiple reasons for this suggestion:

  • Missing father relation on Wikitree.
  • "Private with Public Biography" privacy set on either profile

Action Steps

Of course you should first check if both findagrave memorials represent the correct persons on wikitree. Then you should try to find a source for the parent claim and add the relation if everything checks out.

There are 4 possibilities of an error.

  • Wrong link to FindAGrave. Delete or correct the link to FindAGrave. You can also mark error as false error.
  • Error on FindAGrave. Mark suggestion as false suggestion.
  • Error on WikiTree. Define father relation on WikiTree.
  • Privacy problem on WikiTree. Since the relation is no secret (it is public on FindAGrave) you can change the profile privacy to "Private with Public Biography and Family Tree" or "Public" or "Open".

There are some exceptions where there is adoption in play or if profiles are not linked correctly to FindAGrave.

Hint Status

For each Hint you can set status. You can set it as Corrected, Not corrected, False Hint, 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 Hint

You can read what other people have asked here db_error_591.

You can also share your best practices, experiences, problems about the Hint by posting a question in G2G. If you create a new G2G discussion for this Hint, add tag data_doctors and db_error_591.

Technical Stuff

All father relations on FindAGrave are compared with father relations on Wikitree.

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