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From: "Jim Byram" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] General question about GedCom importing
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2008 12:11:01 -0400
Sue Richart wrote:
> I'm working on a class assignment and had a question about TMG and Gedcom.
> I was given a family in the 1930 census to research and finally connected
> a fairly extensive family tree for them. I've copied this GedCom to a new
> project. I'm going through the MPL and noticed that things have shifted
> around with dates in some of the fields etc. My question are all of these
> just a matter of how the data was entered in whatever program they were
> using (it clearly wasn't TMG) or could there have been shifts in how the
> data was imported? Just wondering.
After any import, it is always necessary to open the Master Place List and
check to see if you need to do some place field realignment. And it's very
easy and quick to do this in the MPL.
Your comment about dates can't really be interpreted without you saying in
which field you found dates and showing a snippet of the GEDCOM with the
The GEDCOM, at the top, should say what program created the GEDCOM file.
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