How do you make corrections on FamilySearch?

How do I edit on FamilySearch?

Once you have editing rights, make sure that you sign in to your FamilySearch account. Go to an article that you would like to edit, to correct, or to add information. If you want to edit the entire page or the beginning portion of the page, click on the Edit source tab at the top of the page.

How do I report errors on FamilySearch?

How to report an error in the FamilySearch Research Wiki

  1. While on any page in the Wiki, on the left side of the screen, find the Give Feedback section.
  2. Click Report a Problem.
  3. Fill out the form with information about the problem.
  4. When you finish, click Submit at the bottom of the form.

How do I edit my family tree on FamilySearch?

Navigate to the person page of the child with the incorrect parents. If the Details section is not open, click the Details tab. Scroll to the Family Members section. Under Parents and Siblings, find the child’s name, and click the Edit icon.

How do you undo changes in FamilySearch?

On the individual’s profile page, tap the three dots in the top right corner. Tap Recent changes. If it is available, you can tap Restore to revert back to the original information.

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How do I remove someone from FamilySearch?

While signed into FamilySearch, navigate to the Person page of the individual whose record you want to delete. If you do not see Vitals near the top of the page, click the Details tab. Scroll down to the Tools section in the right column. Click Delete Person.

How do I add information to FamilySearch?

Steps (website)

  1. Sign in to FamilySearch.
  2. Navigate to the Person page of the individual for whom you have an outside source.
  3. Click the Sources tab.
  4. Click Add Source.
  5. Click Add New Source.
  6. Enter information about the source. Enter an event date. The date allows you to sort sources chronologically.

How do I correct my ancestry information?

How To Make Corrections to Records on Ancestry.com

  1. Select “Add alternate information” on the record’s summary page.
  2. Choose the type of information you intend to correct, such as “name” or “birthplace”
  3. Choose the reason for the correction from the list of options.
  4. Type the correct information and select “Submit Alternate”

How do I know if my family tree is correct?

DNA offers the surest way to confirm the success of your genealogy research, as there is no room for human error in DNA results. Genealogy is imprecise and uncertain by nature. There is always a chance a relationship or information about an ancestor’s birth, death, marriage, or anything else is wrong.

How do I change my family tree?

“Children’s children” is a great example of the ripple effect we talked about earlier. Think big! Think beyond your immediate family! Dream about how your legacy could change the lives of the people you love.

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