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 GEDCOM is no longer maintained.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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For example, if an individual’s birth date was recorded as 10 January on the birth certificate, but 11 January on the death certificate, two BIRT records for that individual would be included, the first with the 10 January date and giving the birth certificate as the source, and the second with the 11 January date and giving the death certificate as the source.

Finally, in the latest draft version 5. Retrieved 1 November This can be the affiliation of communities to a conglomerat or the affiliation of the catholic community to a diocese. Large Charts fairly long: 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. Retrieved from ” https: Such relationships can only be represented using the generic ASSO tag used for any type of relationship.

This data model is based on the nuclear family and the individual.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A GEDCOM file can contain information on events such as births, deaths, census records, ship’s records, marriages, etc. Existing form of name records, framing last name with slashes is unsatisfying.


Uniform use of Unicode would allow for the usage of international character gdecom.

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Is there any similar identifier for churches? Retrieved from ” http: Personal tools Log in. This contrasts with evidence-based models, where data is structured to reflect the supporting evidence.

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Please help improve geccom section by adding citations to reliable sources. Political, religious, geographical, cultural affiliation of a location to the hierarchically next higher area unit.

Lost of information about the remaining name structure is evident. The following record types are parsed: Here remains some work to define TYPE tags, e.

GEDCOM files can also contain attributes such as physical description, occupation, and total number of children; unlike gedco, attributes generally cannot be associated with a specific time or place.

This draft has not been formally approved, but its provisions have been adopted in some part by a number of genealogy programs [15] [16] [17] and geddom used by FamilySearch.

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In the GEDCOM lineage-linked data model, all data is structured to reflect the gedcim reality, that is, actual or hypothesized nuclear families and individuals. John Nairn – Date: The only way to reveal such inconsistencies is by rigorous validation of the content data. Linking multimedia keeps the size of the GEDCOM file under control, but then when transmitting the file, the multimedia objects must either be transmitted separately or archived together with the GEDCOM into one larger file.


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Support for embedding media directly was dropped in the draft 5. In Aldfaer [49] for instance, the sequence depends on the ordering of the data by the user alphabetical, chronological, reference, etc. Bedcom GEDCOM standard allows for the specification of multiple opinions or conflicting data, simply by specifying multiple records of the same type. The standard does not specify in any way that the contents must be consistent.

To distinguish between events “marriage ceremony in a registry office” and “marriage ceremony in a church” we extend the existing GEDCOM 5.

The GEDCOM specification was made purposefully flexible to support many ways of encoding data, particularly in the area of sources. Tue, 20 Feb It concanates a marriage record with person records from the data base, e.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some genealogy programs, such as Gramps and The Master Genealogisthave elaborate database structures for sources that are used, among other things, to represent multi-person events.

We introduce tag ASSO with the same intended effect as it has in the context with an individual record. Fri, 15 Feb