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Subject:
Possible Multiple Database Entries?
By:
ckusma
Date:
Dec 18, 2013, 08:40:04 pm
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Message:
SZMUL LAJB CWAJGHAFT

http://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/person_view.php?PersonId=1820568
http://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/person_view.php?PersonId=1820569

Both entries are from the same source, have the same names (first, middle, and last), same (first) address, and same birth DAY but are ten years apart. I am thinking this might have been a mistake in digitizing data?

I suppose it's likely for two people to have identical names with the same birthday but with the same address?

1 reply

astidham
Posted: Dec 22, 2013 12:14:08 pm
It is possible that he is just listed more than once in the database. I have encountered this several times myself. Honestly, if the information is just duplicate, I only enter it one time, but definitely mention that it is listed under more than one entry. If important dates (deportations, birth dates, and moving dates) are included in one but not the other, I mention that as well. I hope that this helps even just a little bit! Good Luck!