Geoindexing records - improving record hints
Is there such a thing as geotagging while indexing? Entering the location in FamilySearch Location/Placenames? If so this would help researchers be able to know where those records originated by mapping them to that location. Maybe have one Indexing pass focus on transcribing and another 'indexing' pass focus on linking the indexed locations to a map? Or is it better to just have the Researcher somehow do that? Is that even an option currently?
This could possibly enhance record hints - limiting them to areas where an ancestor was 'known' to reside. For example, I find some record hints can easily be excluded by location - no need to suppose John Smith of Guilford County, North Carolina, United States in 1870s with records attached from that location could be the same John Smith of Halifax, Nova Scotia in the same decade with a possible record - unless it was a travel record or they changed residence - but generally in that timeframe I would expect fewer incidences of that occurring. This could also possibly help with excluding those situations where there are multiple persons of the same name in the same locality in the same timeframe - it would just be on a closer geographical scale. Hopefully y'all see why this suggestion would be useful.
I don't really see a disadvantage - but in the cases where records cannot determine that there are multiple people of the same name in the same localities in the same timeframe - this could be tricky.