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From: "Teresa Elliott" <>
Subject: RE: [TMG] Witness Memo
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 22:05:12 -0500
From what you are saying, the husband is Principal 1, the wife is Principal
2 and the daughter is a witness. If you double click on the daughter in the
tag edit window, you will see the window for the witness memo field. To use
this for the wife, you would need to unlink her as Principal 2 and link her
as a witness, OR use Barb's method.
Teresa Ghee Elliott-IBSSG
Genealogy, Organizing and other thoughts http://cheasas.blogspot.com/
From: Chris Nordmann [mailto:]
Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 9:08 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] Witness Memo
On 8/21/06, Karenhappuch <> wrote:
> Is the wife a principal (entered as a principal on the tag entry
> screen)? If so you need to use [M], not [WM]. To get the husband's memo
> go with his sentence use [M1] and use [M2] for the wife. Then separate
> M1 & M2 with pipes ||
> for example:
> He was unable to read or write||She was unable to write
I imported the data (from UFT). In UFT the tag/event is the 1910 census.
There were 3 members of the household -- head of the family, wife, and
daughter. Those are the same roles that appeared in TMG.
In the tag entry screen for the wife (Martha) -- she appears as wife and her
husband appears as head of the family. In the witness section of the tag
entry screen the name of the daughter appears listed. That's how these three
Each time I change the memo for the wife, for instance, the memo for the
other two -- head of family and daughter -- also changes with the same
I will experiment some more.
If the wife is a witness rather than a principal, then the [WM] should work
> provided you put the witness memo in memo box on the Add Witness screen.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Nordmann" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 6:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [TMG] Witness Memo
> > On 8/21/06, Teresa Elliott <> wrote:
> >> Where did you put the memo information?
> >> Teresa Ghee Elliott-IBSSG
> > For the wife in the memo field under the tag entry screen. For the head
> > the family I have a different memo.
> > This is the sentence that I have (from the tag type def. screen)
> > was listed as [R:Head of Family]'s wife on the 1910 Census <[L]>. <[WM]>
> > Chris
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