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how do you all flag tentative connections? plus source question

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how do you all flag tentative connections? plus source question

Posted: 1359147114000
Classification: Query
How do you all flag especially tentative spouse and sibling, etc. connections? For example, my 95 year old great aunt has a list of 5 sisters and 1 brother from her family bible and strongly doubts there were any others. But, 2nd hand sources on (the kind where you can't see the orig document but it says it was from a collections search) and sometimes first hand (where you can actually read the census doc directly) will indicate others. Either they died or moved away and she never knew them, or it's just wrong.

I'd like to be able to flag tentative connections but do you do this with a comment in the Comments section, a note in the private notes feature, in the description field after their birth or death date?


Also, I'd like to enter my great aunt as a "source" for the siblings she can confirm but backed out of the formal Add A Source feature in edit mode where it seemed more for formal sources and not anecdotal. Still I want to now which ones I've vetted with a direct contact with an elder family member and if others look later, I want them to be able to weigh that "source" with other more formal sources like documents (or the lack thereof) ...

Do you all go ahead and use the sources feature and treat anecdotal as a Source (albeit a light one)? Or do you enter comments? Etc
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