Re: Holding Incomplete Data in FH
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I’d add a unnamed dummy child of James and Mavis and hang the grandchildren off that; and add another dummy child to that ‘family’ and hang the great grandchildren off them. (I do the same thing if I find a grandchild living with grandparents in the census with no evidence of who their parent is.)
Given the data you describe, you can’t do anything else – you can’t be sure the grandchildren etc. descend from either Sue or Andy; they might belong to one or more other children not named in the obituary.
There are some more ideas here: Recording Credibility of Family Relationships – Family Historian User Group (fhug.org.uk)
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Sent: 19 November 2021 11:42
Subject: [family-historian] Holding Incomplete Data in FH
I hope I can explain this issue in such a way as it makes sense and would love to know how others approach this.