Person info pt 4 - Events.
This is how to edit the main "Events" section on a persons page.
Here you can add the Birth, Christening, Death and Burial dates and location for this person.
You can also add notes and sources to them.
More info below.
General Info on Dates
- When entering dates, please use the standard genealogical format DD MMM YYYY. For example, 10 Apr 2004.
- You can on some browser just type in DD/MM/YYYY or MM/DD/YYYY and it will convert it to the above format.
- You can also add just the year or year with month, just make sure it shows as MMM YYYY for example “Jan 2021”
- If you do not know the date, put a “y” in there. That will generate “Yes, date unknown” in the box.
General Info on Locations
If you know the place, you can type it directly in. As long as you follow our guidelines on how the locations to be entered.
Example : Street, City, County, State, Country
It must be in that order and make sure it ends with the country at the end.
Info on the "Buttons" to the right.
Search – This is the search button, a pop up window will appear where you can look for the people/locations you want. When you have found it, click on the link and it will be pasted.
Additional – This is to add additional information button but it has not been used for anything yet.
Notes – If you have information you wish to share about the place. Pop up box will appear and you can type in the notes and also set it to private or not. Then press save. You will see a blue dot by the notes button.
Sources – If you have a source confirming their name. More info HERE (coming soon)