Category Archives: Merging

FamilySearch has Duplicates?

There are approximately 8 billion records of individuals on the public FamilySearch Family Tree. (Hereinafter referred to as FS Tree) Some of them are duplicates. That is, records referring to the same person, but with slightly different information. Some duplicate records may even contain the same information. How do the duplicates get there? It’s easy. …

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Merge – Auto Merge – GUID

Globally Unique Identifiers – Merge The Merge¬†function is accessed either by clicking the yellow Merge traffic sign on the Tool Bar or by selecting Tools -> Merge -> Individuals… from the Menu bar. Either of these actions will present the Merge Individuals screen. At the bottom of the Merge Individuals screen is a button labeled …

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