Re: Vetting family tree submissions to genealogy sites for data soundness #general


rv Kaplan
 

But to be fair, Geni does alert me to 'inconsistencies' - eg child has different last name to father, age of mother when child was born is inconsistent etc.

I think the secret is to keep your master trees on your own computer (backed up), in order to preserve your research and your sanity.

Harvey Kaplan
Glasgow, Scotland

KAPLAN, FAYN, FEIN, FINE, BARSD, GRADMAN

- Ariogala, Josvainiai, Kedainiai, Krakes, Seta, Veliuona, Grinkiskis, Lithuania

FELMAN, MIL(L)ER, ROSENBLOOM - Kamenets-Podolsk, Shatava, Balyn, Ukraine

TROPP, STORCH - Kolbuszowa, Cmolas,Galicia

LINDERMAN, LINDEMAN, LOPATKA, SZLAKMAN – Kutno and  Plock, Poland


On Wed, 3 Jun 2020 at 17:29, JoAnne Goldberg <joanne@...> wrote:
I don't see any of the sites validating user-submitted data. But they
have no problems charging us for access to information, often flawed,
provided by other customers!

It's hard to balance the value of sharing our research with the fact
that it's all too easy for anyone to add bad data.
--
JoAnne Goldberg - Menlo Park, California; GEDmatch M131535
BLOCH, SEGAL, FRIDMAN, KAMINSKY, PLOTNIK/KIN -- LIthuania
GOLDSCHMIDT, HAMMERSCHLAG,HEILBRUNN, REIS(S), EDELMUTH, ROTHSCHILD, SPEI(Y)ER -- Hesse, Germany
COHEN, KAMP, HARFF, FLECK, FRÖHLICH, HAUSMANN,  DANIEL  -- Rhineland, Germany

 

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