Highlight Illogical and Contradictory Data
Genelines™ helps by placingchild “birth event” symbols on a parent’s lifebar showing when the child was born to that person. In the followingexample, Avernia Hatchard is shown to have had a son (i.e. solidsquare symbol to extreme left of Avernia’s life bar) beforeshe herself was born. It is obvious that the birth date of eitherthe mother or the son is incorrect. A check of the data shows theresearcher had recorded the child born in 1839 instead of 1893.