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From: "Cheri Casper" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Spouse Sources
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 22:05:46 -0700
I prefer not to add names to citations because they create a new Identifier
for the individuals involved. I want to make my own identifiers. I see
absolutely no point in having someone (for example, myself) identified as
"Cheri Casper" and creating a new Identifier just because the source said
that when my full name is "Cheri Luann Casper."
From: Debbie Schnell Woolard [mailto:]
Sent: Saturday, June 21, 2003 9:03 PM
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Spouse Sources
On Saturday, 21-06-2003 at 12:44 PM -0700, Cheri Casper said:
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>I haven't heard any comment on this topic, so I will raise it again. On a
>marriage event, if you add a source to the spouse name, that source is
>applicable only to the focus person. Therefore, you have to switch the
>focus to the other spouse and readd the source citation.
>This seems odd to me. How could a source confirm the name of a person's
>spouse and the reverse would not be true? This seems like a bug to me and
>that a citation added to the spouse name should appear on the marriage
>irrespective of which person is the focus.
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You attach the Name Citations by using the Name Tab in the actual marriage
You've cited the marriage right? Open it up, and then click on the Name
Tab. You enter the names there. It will automatically assign a Name
citation for each individual.
Hope this is what you are looking for.
-- Debbie Schnell Woolard
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