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Death and Burial

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Re: Death and Burial

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 2:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Feb 2013 9:16AM GMT

I would agree with you that all facts should have some source identified to as to where the "fact" came from. However, not all "facts" are produced directly from an event that correspondes to the "fact". Many times you will find evidence that an individual was marrried, burried, enlisted in the army, dead, born, ... but have no event based documentation. So in these cases a fact can be entered, with a source connected that says that this occured but then note that you have not found any "primary" evidence to back this up. This is one of the reason that an attribute of the source_citation is a Quality (aka CERTAINTY_ASSESSMENT)indicator.

In this case I would enter: 1 = Questionable reliability of evidence (interviews, census, oral genealogies, or potential for bias for example, an autobiography)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
kj_norway 11 Feb 2013 9:23PM GMT 
keithnuttle 11 Feb 2013 11:45PM GMT 
mikemaxton 6 Oct 2013 4:09PM GMT 
David Abernat... 6 Oct 2013 5:24PM GMT 
keithnuttle 6 Oct 2013 5:48PM GMT 
DavidNewton31 6 Oct 2013 8:56PM GMT 
silverfox3280 6 Oct 2013 9:58PM GMT 
silverfox3280 6 Oct 2013 10:10PM GMT 
keithnuttle 6 Oct 2013 11:45PM GMT 
mikemaxton 6 Oct 2013 11:11PM GMT 
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