Have you ever wanted to correct a mistake in your FamilySearch Family Tree? Here are some things you can do to make your tree as accurate as possible.
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I know that one contributor has made at least one change to someone in my family tree based on the "See Who's Contributing" notification I received today. Is there a way of finding that change or addition easily? I don't feel like opening every individual in the tree and scanning their details looking for the name of the new contributor. I want to validate this change and acknowledge it, if it's correct. There has to be an easier way than slogging through the entire tree ... I hope.
When you are on a person's detail page in the FamilySearch Family Tree, in the right column under "Latest Changes", click on "Show All". This will show you all the contributors for that particular person and their contribution. You can view this Change Log for any person whom you are working on in the FamilySearch Family Tree. The campaign specific to "See Who's Contributing" only provides the top 5 contributors to your part of the Tree. It doesn't list the details of what they contributed. You can click on the name of each contributor and if both of you have enabled relationship viewing, you can see how you are related to them. You can also message them directly and ask how you may be related and in what area of the Tree they are working.
I accidentally put my mother as my grandmother and mother to my father. Can I start over? How do i correct this?
You will need to edit the relationships between these people in order to fix this. Please check out these Help Center articles for instructions:
How do I correct parent-child relationships in Family Tree?
A person in Family Tree has the wrong spouse
How do I correct an ordinance record that shows a person born in the covenant?
Thank you for your question. Please visit the FamilySearch Community - Temple category. Create a new post in that category. Ask the same question and provide the PID of the person from the FamilySearch Family Tree and any additional information as to why how it is currently recorded is incorrect. Support staff will be able to assist you.