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== <center>Known Issues</center>  ==
 
== <center>Known Issues</center>  ==
  
'''Question #1''': When searching in '''Illinois''' there are five waypoints for McClean County. There is no McClean County in Illinois, what county should this be?<br>'''Answer #1''': McClean County should read McLean County.
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'''Question #1''': The Event Type and Year Range (browse point) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. Is there a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection? <br>'''Answer #1''': The following list of known browse point discrepancies describes the event type or year range that actually exist in this collection:<br>
  
'''Question #2''': Can you help me locate the records for Baltimore City no 16; A-G in '''Maryland'''?<br>'''Answer #2''': The browse point has been spelled incorrectly causing it to be out of order. These records are located in a browse point titled Batlimore City no 16; A-G.<br>  
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'''Maryland''' &gt; <br>• Allegheny County no 1; A-Lindner, Joseph M.<br>• Allegheny County no 1; Lindner, L. A.-Z<br>• Allegheny County no 2; A-F<br>• Allegheny County no 2; G-Z<br>The four browse point are erroneously spelled “Allegheny” County, the actual county name is “'''Allegany'''”.
  
'''Question #3''': I am looking for an ancestor from '''Minnesota '''who doesn’t appear in that state. Are there any additional cards from '''Minnesota'''?<br>'''Answer #3''': Yes, there is a series of cards from Minnesota that appear to have been misfiled with Mississippi cards. They can be located on images 40-96 in the '''Mississippi''' &gt; Marshall County; A-Z browse point.  
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'''Mississippi''' &gt; Marshall County; A-Z &gt; Images 40-96 contains registration cards from Minnesota.  
  
'''Question #4''': Where can I find the registration cards for the city of Springfield, '''Missouri'''?<br>'''Answer #4''': The images for Springfield City have been mislabeled as Springfield County. They are found in the waypoints Missouri &gt; Springfield County; A-Mobberly, Henry P and Missouri &gt; Springfield County; Moch, Arba E.-Z.  
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'''Virginia''' &gt; Frederick County; A-Z &gt; Images 3948-5645 contains registration cards from Giles County, Virginia.<br>
  
'''Question #5''': Where can I find the records for Grady County in '''Oklahoma'''?<br>'''Answer #5:''' Grady County has been incorrectly labeled Grandy County. You may find Grady County records in the waypoints labeled as Grandy.<br>
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'''Question #6''': I can’t locate an ancestor who should have registered in Giles County, '''Virginia'''. Are there records missing from there?<br>'''Answer #6''': DGS 5153688 has records from both Frederick County and Giles County. The Giles County records were inadvertently indexed as being from Frederick County. Images 1-3947 in the Virginia&gt;Frederick County; A-Z waypoint are from Frederick County. Images 3948-5645 are from Giles County.
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at </span>[mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">. Please include the following information:</span>  
 
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'''Question #7''': Where are the records for registrants from the city of Madison, '''Wisconsin'''?<br>'''Answer #7''': Although the city of Madison is located in Dane County, World War I draft registration cards from there have been incorrectly indexed from Madison County, '''Wisconsin'''. There is no Madison County in '''Wisconsin'''.
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'''Question #8''': Can you verify the correct spelling of Trempeauleau County, '''Wisconsin'''?<br>'''Answer #8''': The correct spelling for this county is Trempealeau.<br>
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<br> <span style="line-height: 1.5em;">If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at </span>[mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">. Please include the following information:</span>  
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*If '''searching''' a specific collection: please include the name of the collection; include all search criteria used, including name, event, dates and places.  
 
*If '''searching''' a specific collection: please include the name of the collection; include all search criteria used, including name, event, dates and places.  
*If '''browsing''' this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.<br>For example: '''United States, World War I Draft Regstration Cards, 1917-1918&gt;Illinois&gt;Chicago City no 2; A-Mc.&gt; Image 1001 of 5311'''.  
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*If '''browsing''' this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.<br>For example: '''United States, World War I Draft Regstration Cards, 1917-1918 &gt; Illinois &gt; Chicago City no 2; A-Mc. &gt; Image 1001 of 5311'''.  
*If you are '''reporting''' a technical issue: please include your operating system and browser version, such as Windows XP and Internet Explorer.
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*If you are '''reporting''' a technical issue: please include your operating system and browser version, such as Windows 7 and Internet Explorer.
  
 
Your assistance will help ensure that future revisions will be considered.  
 
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Latest revision as of 02:30, 12 February 2015



Known Issues

Question #1: The Event Type and Year Range (browse point) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. Is there a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer #1: The following list of known browse point discrepancies describes the event type or year range that actually exist in this collection:

Maryland >
• Allegheny County no 1; A-Lindner, Joseph M.
• Allegheny County no 1; Lindner, L. A.-Z
• Allegheny County no 2; A-F
• Allegheny County no 2; G-Z
The four browse point are erroneously spelled “Allegheny” County, the actual county name is “Allegany”.

Mississippi > Marshall County; A-Z > Images 40-96 contains registration cards from Minnesota.

Virginia > Frederick County; A-Z > Images 3948-5645 contains registration cards from Giles County, Virginia.


If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at support@familysearch.org. Please include the following information:

  • If searching a specific collection: please include the name of the collection; include all search criteria used, including name, event, dates and places.
  • If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
    For example: United States, World War I Draft Regstration Cards, 1917-1918 > Illinois > Chicago City no 2; A-Mc. > Image 1001 of 5311.
  • If you are reporting a technical issue: please include your operating system and browser version, such as Windows 7 and Internet Explorer.

Your assistance will help ensure that future revisions will be considered.

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