Questions tagged [conflicts]

Use for questions where two or more sources of evidence separately support conclusions that cannot be simultaneously true. A conflict needs to be resolved.

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How should I deal with conflicting information?

How should I record and report information which conflicts (e.g. differing birth dates for what I believe to be the same person)?
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Conflict between Kent Online Parish Records and FamilySearch.org database - which to believe?

I have an ancestor, William Vollins or Vallins, who I believe was the son of Richard Vollins and Mary (Bowler), b 1777 in St Mary Cray, Kent (near Orpington). There are many other Vollins/Vallins ...