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1107Re: [AQ_NFS] FamilySearch ID mess

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  • Allan Hale
    Nov 7, 2012
      Elder Buchannan look at Family Insight's Ancestor Split. I believe that until they shut off the API it still works.
      Allan Hale

      From: Bill Buchanan <genealogistbuchanan@...>
      >To: AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 8:28 AM
      >Subject: Re: [AQ_NFS] FamilySearch ID mess

      >Since the big changeover at 10 PM on October 31, I do not believe it is
      >possible for users to separate wrongly combined records. To the best of my
      >knowledge, only the Data Quality unit at FamilySearch has that capability.
      >I suggest that you call the toll-free support number for your part of the
      >world and ask for Family Tree Support. They will need a bunch of
      >information from you in order to forward your request.
      >Some users are complaining how much more difficult it is to merge records
      >in FT compared to combining them in nFS. The rest of us are breathing a
      >HUGH sigh of relief. Maybe ... just maybe, the madness (of combining
      >different people with no real evidence) will end! We now have the
      >capability of marking people as NOT a duplicate. Once the record is
      >recovered, I suggest you use that feature.
      >Bill Buchanan
      >On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 8:10 AM, Sally <mailto:fbsb%40earthlink.net> wrote:
      >> **
      >> Is there a way to delete a FamilySearch ID? I have a family who had two
      >> sons born a year apart and named the same name. The first son died three
      >> months after birth, the second lived to marry and have children. Somehow
      >> the records for both have been combined under one FamilySearch ID. 'Set
      >> Summary' can't correct the mess because both have the same number.
      >> Thanks for any help you can give me.
      >> Sally Bailey
      >> mailto:fbsb%40earthlink.net
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