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From: "Fran Segall" <>
Subject: RE: [TMG] Person with NO information
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 22:39:13 -0400
In-Reply-To: <003201c36465$c75c5f20$6501a8c0@MOM>

Thanks, Bobbie. That's what I've been doing. But I have so many people
without names that I was beginning to wonder if that was the "right"
thing to do.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bobbie Hall [mailto:]
> Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 10:18 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [TMG] Person with NO information
> Hi Fran,
> If I want to keep a record of a person, though I have little
> or no information, I'll usually create a spouse named, say,
> Mrs. Smith as a placekeeper. In most cases, I will erase her
> name altogether, and it will print simply (--?--) for a name
> field. If I suspect that she was the mother of all of the
> children of Mr. Smith, it makes it easier later to just
> change her name and not have to create the mother-child links
> from scratch, just add citations to them as I find the documentation.
> Bobbie
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