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From: Lee Hoffman <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Unknowns
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 17:54:13 -0400
References: <200806231512.m5NFCLFe018639@mail.rootsweb.com><2008623163928.355763@Terry3>
In-Reply-To: <2008623163928.355763@Terry3>


Terry Reigel wrote:
>Lee Hoffman wrote:
>
> > It depends on the degree of customization. When I find
> > "unknowns" and "unrelateds," they are usually persons or
> > (small) groups with very little information. An example
> > would be a person or family in a census and I can't
> > connect them to any of my families at the time.
>
>That's a great example of what I'm talking about, Lee. Many of my
>"unknowns" are from census, or property records. And those two are
>the most highly customized tag types and source types in my project.
>I'd guess that's true for most users who have done any
>customization. If I entered census data, particularly, in a separate
>data set which didn't have my current Tag Types and Source types I'd
>not be happy with the results where I to later copy those people to
>my main data set.

Yeah. Any my Census Tags are standard -- no customization at all. I
don't see the need.


Lee Hoffman/KY
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