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From: "Fran Segall" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Place question.
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 18:49:26 -0400
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As usual, there are a million different ways to do everything, and pros and
cons for each. But that's ONE of the reasons I used the M2 approach. I
have one MPL record for each cemetery, even though I have about 30 people
buried in one of them. The differences (the lot, section, grave, etc.) are
in the memo.


-----Original Message-----
From: [mailto:] On Behalf
Of Teresa Elliott
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 6:24 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] Place question.

So do you have about a million places for this one cemetery doing that?
Because I am trying to get my head around the implication of doing that.
This cemetery was divided into about ten sections, so I'd have ten places in
my data if I use a detail field or set apart like you have by commas for
this one cemetery. That wouldn't be that bad, since the sections are quite
large and could be treated as mini cemeteries within the whole, but to do
the lot number would leave me with about thirty new places.

-----Original Message-----
From: [mailto:] On Behalf
Of bob gillis
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 3:27 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] Place question.

On 3/22/2011 2:55 PM, Teresa Elliott wrote:
> I have a cemetery place style and record the cemetery name in the
> Details level. But I am working on a cemetery today where I know the
> section of the cemetery as well as the cemetery name. This is a huge
> cemetery and knowing the section is imperative to finding someone.
> How do you record that? Would it be part of the details field, or the
> L1 field. If in the details field do you put it in D1 and the
> cemetery in D2 or vise versa.

Here is my maternal grandfather's Burial Place: Detail: Lot 8026,
Roseland Path, Cambridge Cemetery; City: Cambridge; County -Middlesex;
State: -MA

My paternal grandfather, grandmother and grandaunt; Detail: Lot 3216,
Olive Path, Cambridge Cemetery; City: Cambridge; County -Middlesex;
State: -MA

I did not use D1 etc; it comes out the same entering with commas between
the elements.

bob gillis

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