1107Re: [AQ_NFS] FamilySearch ID mess
- Nov 7, 2012Elder Buchannan look at Family Insight's Ancestor Split. I believe that until they shut off the API it still works.
From: Bill Buchanan <genealogistbuchanan@...>
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>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.
>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
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