one page in Virginia Birth Records collection has England Birth, not Virginia
Catalog is Virginia, birth records, 1853-1896 - https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/4187898?availability=Family%20History%20Library
Image - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QHN-R3YN-TZP3?cc=4231103&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3A6ZB9-7N3Q
Page 691 has been incorrectly indexed as Bedford, England, instead of Bedford County, Virginia. Since the collection is from Virginia, it is indexed incorrectly. The pages before and after it have Bedford, Virginia.
"Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QHN-R3YN-TZP3?cc=4231103 : 17 November 2022)
If you go to one of the individual index entries (such as https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6ZB9-7N3Q), you can see that this is not an indexing error. The place was indexed as "Bedford, Bedford", which is ...kinda weird, but not wrong.
The Virginia-in-England problem is yet another example of the autostandardization bot Getting It Totally Wrong.0
Only that one page was indexed that way. The rest of the pages were indexed properly with Bedford Virginia.0
Yep - Bedford, Bedford, Virginia, United States of America exists - been there...
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom also exists - haven't been there.
I guess the automated AI indexer must not use reference pages (pages surrounding to help gain record context) - if it did - it might have been guided to Virginia and not to England. My question: why doesn't the AI system know what record set it is in - Virginia ... - and thereby keep its helpful guesses at least contained to the location the records were from and not the first result that it comes across?
Oh well ... the index is not the record ... attach the record in Tree and note the index error...0
HI @Linda Peterson_13. This error has been add to a list to be fixed. In the mean time, you can attach the record to a person in Family Tree and add a note about the error.0