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If I have a married couple with 2 different stones how do i mark married?

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asked Aug 8 in Frequently Asked Questions by Jess BG Beginner (130 points)

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If they are adjacent in the cemetery or with other family in a family plot, link them. Transcribe the stones, and if the wife's stone clearly states "Eleanor.  - wife of J W Harris", then that is all you need do.

If the stone is not clear but you know she is the wife, then you can put it in the NOTES as Eleanor  - wife of J W Harris.

When I am doing family plots with multiple members, like parents, a child and his/her spouse and other children, and I am certain of the relationships, I put those clearly into the NOTES section. You can also put them in "relationships on the stone" but with multiple stones, it will create ambiguous relationships, so I don't do it in that field set.

I you see or know the marriage date, be sure to include that in the data fields.

DS
answered Aug 8 by dswright BG Master (25,060 points)
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