GEDCOM Standard + Two Errata Sheet (10 January ; 22 years ago ( )). Type of format, Genealogy data exchange. Standard · De facto. Website, GEDCOM (/ˈdʒɛdkɒm/ JED-kom) (an acronym standing for Genealogical Data. A tag tree of the the GEDCOM grammar is also available. Go to the GEDCOM tag usage version of the tree to see actual (mis)use of GEDCOM tags by. The following GEDCOM specifications are provided as a reference. GEDCOM is no longer maintained. Current resources are GEDCOM Download.

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Add-on to describe the location exactly, e.

The GEDCOM Standard Release 5.5

Lost of information about the remaining name structure is evident. To distinguish between events “marriage ceremony in a registry 55 and “marriage ceremony in a church” we extend the existing GEDCOM 5.

February Learn how and when to remove this template message. This can be the affiliation of communities to a conglomerat or the affiliation of the catholic community to a diocese. Here remains some work to define TYPE tags, e. GenWiki-internal Main category Mail Admins. The GEDCOM specification was made purposefully flexible to support gedccom ways of encoding data, particularly in the area of sources.

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Wed, 24 Jan Archived from the original on Although it is theoretically possible to write a GEDCOM file by hand, the format was designed to be used with software and thus is not especially human-friendly.


It concanates a marriage record with person records from the data base, e. Allen” Brigham Young University – Date: Support for embedding media directly was dropped in the draft 5. Please add a reason or a talk parameter to this template to explain the issue with the section.

Political, religious, geographical, cultural affiliation of a location to the hierarchically next higher area unit. To improve the readability lines are inserted. The Family History Information Standards Organisation was established in with the aim of developing international standards for family history and geedcom information.

In addition to that we allow to add under a 2 GIVN tag a 3 TYPE tag to store the type of this name part, particularly to mark the first namethat often is not the first name in the name order. Bill Harten – Organization: Familypedia FamilySearch Rodovid Werelate.

This contrasts with evidence-based models, where data is structured to reflect the supporting evidence. Name of a location in common linguistic usage, e. WikiProject Gefcom may be able to help recruit an expert. GIVN tags are an ordered!

Tue, 20 Feb The standard does not specify in any way that the contents must be consistent. Uniform use of Unicode would allow for the usage of international character sets.

Retrieved 25 April Conflicting data may also be the result of user errors. Archived at the Wayback Machine.

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Is there any similar identifier for churches? But we allow now to split names in seperate parts, each in an own GIVN tag. GEDCOM files can also contain attributes such as physical description, occupation, geddom total number of children; unlike events, attributes generally cannot be associated with a specific time or place.


This is designed to assist software with a financial commitment to GEDCOM and prevent it getting left behind as further standards evolve.

To this time we have: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Genealogy articles needing expert attention Computer-related introductions in Computer file formats Genealogy and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Genealogy software. Legacy Family Tree standard gedco. GEDCOM does not explicitly support data representation of many types of close interpersonal relationshipssuch as same-sex marriagesdomestic partnershipscohabitationpolyamorypolygamy or incest.

But dates are not always known, in particular when dealing with data from centuries ago. The GEDCOM standard allows for the specification of multiple opinions or conflicting data, simply by specifying multiple records of the same type. Views Page Discussion View source History. First, newer versions of the standard allow data to be stored in Unicode or, more recently, UTF-8so text in any language can be stored. Archived from the original PDF on