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Entering Place Names in FTM: Specifically County and Country

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Re: Entering Place Names in FTM: Specifically County and Country

Posted: 22 Jan 2013 12:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
I assume there's some standard that someone will toss out but I have no idea what it is.

My own entries show the country even though 90% of my tree is in the USA.

I don't append "County" to county names. The place names are separated by commas. If I have a city/town/enumeration district/etc. I always include the county after it separated by a comma. If there's only one place name to the left of the state it's a county. I'm yet to find a town that I can't find a county to put it in except for Richmond and a couple of others that are listed as "Independent Cities". For those I use "Independent Cities" as the county designation.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
NorskyGal 22 Jan 2013 7:42PM GMT 
DPotts57 22 Jan 2013 7:57PM GMT 
kj_norway 22 Jan 2013 9:13PM GMT 
curmil 27 Jan 2013 11:34PM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 28 Jan 2013 1:27AM GMT 
serenity20061 27 Jan 2013 4:51PM GMT 
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