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Re: Spouse's tree

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:52 pm
by sbradshaw
MatthewKBChambers wrote:If my spouse (living), has their separate “private” account and they provide me with their 9 digit account number, shouldn’t I be able to link them? I would be upholding privacy laws and getting their legal permission. Or when they give me the 9 digit account number, couldn’t I enter it, then it would send that account an accept or reject decision, thereby granting permission legally?

The problem is, not only would you become connected to your spouse, but you would then become connected to any other living relatives that they've entered in (who may not have given permission) – or, FamilySearch would have to provide a way for those people to not show up.