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Data Error 851: GEDCOM uncleaned Interpret date

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Date: 2 Apr 2017
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Description of Warning - 851: GEDCOM uncleaned Interpret date

In biography, there is a GEDCOM import warning, that date couldn't be used. It looks something like this Could not interpret date in Birth Date (8 Feb 1651-8 Feb 1652).

Content of info column: Line with the date that wasn't used.

Possible Causes

use of nonstandard date format.

Action Steps

Check if the date was already added to the profile. If not, add it to appropriate field. And then delete this line from biography. Delete it also it there is no useful date in it.

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Technical Stuff

Bio is checked for phrase "Could not interpret date in ".

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On 10 Apr 2018 at 18:03 GMT Jorge Camuñas Muñiz wrote:

Date should read 11 Dec 1895 instead of 11 Dic 1895. Error comes from copying Diciembre in Spanish, for December.

This issue may also happen with Ene for January, Abr for April, Ago for August as well. Is there a way to correct them en masse? Thank you.