Why are there fields which do not match the data in this set of records?
Hi! I have a question concerning The US, Wisconsin - Pre-1907 Death Records, 1860-1907 [M3HG-8W4] Set of records. Here is the link, if that helps. https://www.familysearch.org/indexing/batch/8734e12a-7f52-4d30-b3d8-c79c002522fa
With this set of records (listed above - Wisconsin Deaths), in particular, there are fields that seem very relevant but are not asked for on the entry form. Example of this are: the deceased person's date of birth and parents full names and birthplaces. Another example is it asks for the deceased person's death county and residence county. I'm on my 2nd batch of this indexing set and the clerk has always listed the Wisconsin town, but not the county. The project directions say to technically mark it as blank, but.... that is painful in my mind - as the city is good, valid family history information!! I could go online and find the county and list that, but I think that is against project directions. I feel conflicted about sending in a half blank indexing form when there is so much more information on the record that could be listed!
I guess I've been wondering this for years with other batches I've indexed where this has also happened. Being a family history researcher, it pains me to submit a batch of indexing that leaves out pertinent information that could be so helpful to those who are searching for these individuals and other related ancestors. I'm mostly curious as to why some of the fields are left out of the entry form (or are not totally fitting to the particular record), when that information is written on every image of the batch. I wonder why the indexing entry fields do not match up more fully with the original record entry fields (meaning the columns that the clerk was to fill out)?
Can anyone help me understand this more?