Suggestion 852 GEDCOM uncleaned Parse Lastname

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Date: 2 Apr 2017
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Description of Warning - 852: GEDCOM uncleaned Parse Lastname

There is a GEDCOM import warning in the biography that the last name couldn't be parsed, which appears as: The last name Name (NAME) could not be parsed, so used UNKNOWN instead.

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


Suggestion 852 - GEDCOM uncleaned - Parse Last Name.
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Possible Causes

Use of special characters in last name.

Action Steps

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

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Bio is checked for phrase "couldn't be parsed, so used UNKNOWN instead".

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