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Tonia Nielsen

It has been years since I have posted anything on the forum.  So, I do not know if I have picked the correct area.  I was looking at the death record of Anette Christine Andersen Jernsdahl on digitalarkivet and noticed a major error.  Her death date was posted as Dec 14, 1853 but her burial was posted as Nov 21, 1853.  They quoted their sources as Ancestry and family search.  I was able to print a copy of the church record from Ancestry and ou can see how they made their mistake. Is there any way this can be corrected.

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Anne-Lise Hansen

I do not work at the National Archives, but will answer you anyway..

 

The transcription done by the cooperation between Ancestry, MyHeritage and FamilySearch (AMF) seems to be correctly done here? (The sources are Norwegian church books - not AMF.)  

 

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/view/267/pg00000003778689

 

 

Now I found the transcribed ‘klokkerbok’ with the wrong burial date.

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/view/267/pg00000003813231

 

 

You need to know that there are quite a number of errors in the transcriptions made by AMF, and volontaires are now engaged in doing corrections of both transcribed church books and censuses. 

 

Info from the Digital Archives in Norwegian: 

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/content/978/korrekturmeldinger-og-kommentarer-på-transkriberte-kirkebøker-fra-amf

 

 

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/content/811/korrektur-av-transkriberte-kirkebøker-amf

 

Due to the large numbers of errors, the transcriptions will consequenly not be corrected until the transcriptions of each church book are controlled and corrected by DA and volontaires.

 

 

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Tonia Nielsen

Thank you for your reply.  This was the first error i found here.  However I have found many errors in transcription on Ancestry and family search.  I have notified them when I do find errors. 

 

Thank you again for replying.

 

Tonia

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