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In their calendar vs gregorian calendar changes most of writing double dating. Supported by 20, customers like you, as well as the Family Search team. Create a new topic About this Idea Help get this topic noticed by sharing it on Twitter, Facebook, or email. This is a standard date and must be allowed so that our records can be accurate.
Not planned Under consideration Planned Implemented. Are you finding that people are not typing in the double date when they really should?
Or that the Family Tree program is not letting you type it in?
If my memory serves me well it doesn't always , the system doesn't take to double dates unless you serve up what I'll call a full date.
Thank you in advance for any assistance you may be able to provide.
Occasionally, writers would express the double date with a hyphen, for example, March 19, In general, double dating was more common in civil than church and ecclesiastical records. Also, clerks did not always follow the "rules" and expressed dates in many different ways.
Why it: Double dating got started in europe from the most fertile period of colonial american ancestors will often. In fact, in Latin, September means seventh month, October means eighth month, November means ninth month, and December means tenth month.
The Swiss adopted either January 1 or December 25 as the new year during the Reformation about , quickly settling on January 1.
Then, at the beginning of , they adopted the other part of the Gregorian reforms, so that December 31, was followed by January 12, The only circumstances where the genealogist needs to be aware of this are in computing ages or intervals, or when comparing dates with events happening in other countries where the reforms were adopted on some different date. Gordon Collett January 12, Thanks for one of the more clearly expressed explanations of this dating issue.
The date will stay the way you typed it and the standard will be set to what the computer program will use in the search, find, and possible duplicate routines.
If you don't like the standard that appears, then you can click on the standard itself and see if there are additional, more appropriate standards to choose from.