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Sloppy Research

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Re: Sloppy Research

Posted: 2 Jan 2013 8:14AM GMT
Classification: Query
You wrote: "I too am frustrated with the high level of inaccurate genealogical information on line. What is even more frustrating is that when you notify the people about the errors you are ignored. Recently I found a tree where the daughter was born 30 years before the parents. I could see the mistake happening but it should have been quickly be corrected."

You are describing the legacy of Ancestry's OneWorldTree database, left off by some longtime subscribers who didn't do a good job verifying and actualizing genealogical data of a great many ancestors, just copying and pasting off others' hard works, and post them for future uninformed subscribers.
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Donna Cooper 3 Dec 2012 7:21PM GMT 
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McComberdesce... 3 Dec 2012 8:29PM GMT 
Donna Cooper 3 Dec 2012 10:00PM GMT 
cpcoan13 12 Dec 2012 11:29AM GMT 
DPotts57 12 Dec 2012 10:58PM GMT 
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rundehel 2 Jan 2013 3:14PM GMT 
keithnuttle 2 Jan 2013 3:37PM GMT 
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