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Enumeration of standard fact types.

Namespace:http://gedcomx.org/
URI:http://gedcomx.org/factType

Values

http://gedcomx.org/Adoption A fact of a person's adoption. In the context of a parent-child relationship, it describes a fact of the adoption of a child by a parent. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/AdultChristening A fact of a person's christening as an adult. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Amnesty A fact of a person's amnesty. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Apprenticeship A fact of a person's apprenticeship. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Arrest A fact of a person's arrest. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Baptism A fact of a person's baptism. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/BarMitzvah A fact of a person's bar mitzvah.
http://gedcomx.org/BatMitzvah A fact of a person's bat mitzvah.
http://gedcomx.org/Birth A fact of a person's birth.
http://gedcomx.org/Blessing A fact of an official blessing received by a person, such as at the hands of a clergy member or at another religious rite.
http://gedcomx.org/Burial A fact of the burial of person's body after death.
http://gedcomx.org/Caste A fact of a person's caste.
http://gedcomx.org/Census A fact of a person's participation in a census. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Christening A fact of a person's christening *at birth*. Note: use `AdultChristening` for the christening as an adult.
http://gedcomx.org/Circumcision A fact of a person's circumcision. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Clan A fact of a person's clan.
http://gedcomx.org/Confirmation A fact of a person's confirmation (or other rite of initiation) in a church or religion. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Cremation A fact of the cremation of person's body after death.
http://gedcomx.org/Court A fact of the appearance of a person in a court proceeding.
http://gedcomx.org/Death A fact of the death of a person.
http://gedcomx.org/Education A fact of an education of a person. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/EducationEnrollment A fact of a person's enrollment in an educational program or institution. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Emigration A fact of the emigration of a person. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Ethnicity A fact of a person's ethnicity or race.
http://gedcomx.org/Excommunication A fact of a person's excommunication from a church. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/FirstCommunion A fact of a person's first communion in a church. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Funeral A fact of a person's funeral. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/GenderChange A fact of a person's gender change. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Graduation A fact of a person's graduation from a scholastic institution. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Immigration A fact of a person's immigration. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Imprisonment A fact of a person's imprisonment. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Inquest A legal inquest. Inquests usually only occur when there’s something suspicious about the death. Inquests might in some instances lead to a murder investigation. Most people that die have a death certificate wherein a doctor indicates the cause of death and often indicates when the decedent was last seen by that physician; these require no inquest.
http://gedcomx.org/LandTransaction A fact of a land transaction enacted by a person. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Language A fact of a language spoken by a person. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Living A fact of a record of a person's living for a specific period. This is designed to include "flourish", defined to mean the time period in an adult's life where he was most productive, perhaps as a writer or member of the state assembly. It does not reflect the person's birth and death dates. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MaritalStatus A fact of a person's marital status. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Medical A fact of a person's medical record, such as for an illness or hospital stay. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MilitaryAward A fact of a person's military award. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MilitaryDischarge A fact of a person's military discharge. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MilitaryDraftRegistration A fact of a person's registration for a military draft. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MilitaryInduction A fact of a person's military induction. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MilitaryService A fact of a person's militray service.
http://gedcomx.org/Mission A fact of a person's church mission. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MoveFrom A fact of a person's move (i.e. change of residence) from a location. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MoveTo A fact of a person's move (i.e. change of residence) to a new location. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MultipleBirth A fact that a person was born as part of a multiple birth (e.g. twin, triplet, etc.) FTU
http://gedcomx.org/NationalId A fact of a person's national id (e.g. social security number).
http://gedcomx.org/Nationality A fact of a person's nationality.
http://gedcomx.org/Naturalization A fact of a person's naturalization (i.e. acquisition of citizenship and nationality).
http://gedcomx.org/NumberOfMarriages A fact of a person's number of marriages. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Obituary A fact of a person's obituary. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Occupation A fact of a person's occupation or employment.
http://gedcomx.org/Ordination A fact of a person's ordination to a stewardship in a church. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Pardon A fact of a person's legal pardon. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/PhysicalDescription A fact of a person's physical description.
http://gedcomx.org/Probate A fact of a receipt of probate of a person's property. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Property A fact of a person's property or possessions. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Religion A fact of a person's religion.
http://gedcomx.org/Residence A fact of a person's residence.
http://gedcomx.org/Retirement A fact of a person's retirement. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Stillbirth A fact of a person's stillbirth.
http://gedcomx.org/TaxAssessment A fact of a person's tax assessment. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Will A fact of a person's will. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Visit A fact of a person's visit to a place different from the person's residence.
http://gedcomx.org/Yahrzeit A fact of a person's _yahrzeit_ date. A person's yahzeit is the anniversary of their death as measured by the Hebrew calendar.
http://gedcomx.org/Annulment The fact of an annulment of a marriage.
http://gedcomx.org/CommonLawMarriage The fact of a marriage by common law.
http://gedcomx.org/CivilUnion The fact of a civil union. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Divorce The fact of a divorce of a couple.
http://gedcomx.org/DivorceFiling The fact of a filing for divorce. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/DomesticPartnership The fact of a domestic partnership. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Engagement The fact of an engagement to be married. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Marriage The fact of a marriage.
http://gedcomx.org/MarriageBanns The fact of a marriage banns. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MarriageContract The fact of a marriage contract. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MarriageLicense The fact of a marriage license. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/MarriageNotice The fact of a marriage notice. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/NumberOfChildren A fact of the number of children of a person or relationship. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/Separation A fact of a couple's separation. FTU
http://gedcomx.org/AdoptiveParent A fact about an adoptive relationship between a parent an a child.
http://gedcomx.org/BiologicalParent A fact the biological relationship between a parent and a child.
http://gedcomx.org/FosterParent A fact about a foster relationship between a foster parent and a child.
http://gedcomx.org/GuardianParent A fact about a legal guardianship between a parent and a child.
http://gedcomx.org/StepParent A fact about the step relationship between a parent and a child.
http://gedcomx.org/SociologicalParent A fact about a sociological relationship between a parent and a child, but not definable in typical legal or biological terms. FTU