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Data Error 721: Separators in First Name

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Date: 10 Jul 2016
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Description of Error - 721: Separators in First Name

In first name field no separators should be present except for:

  1. a space
  2. a dash -
  3. a period (also called a stop) .
  4. a single quotation mark '

Content of info column: Empty

Possible Causes

  • Many of these incorrect separators come from the old system of gedcom uploads

Action Steps

  • Correct the error by removing the separator/punctuation that is not allowed in the field.

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On 31 Aug 2017 at 12:58 GMT Aleš Trtnik wrote:

Everything except letters, space and - . ' is not allowed.

On 31 Aug 2017 at 12:41 GMT Harold Templeton wrote:

What is a separator? Space? Ampersand (&)? Pound or number sign (#)? It would be helpful to have a list of separators that generate the error.