The Compleat Database: Non-traditional Relationships
Accurately identifying relationships in genealogy can be tricky business. In her article, "The Compleat Database: Non-traditional Relationships," Judy Rosella Edwards explores the issue of tracking such relationships in the genealogy database. Incorrectly identifying a relationship can lead a researcher down the wrong path, so it is important to cautious in the analysis and make no assumptions. It is also important to make note of non-traditional relationships in the notes section, if your genealogy database does not provide a specific place.