Places & Location
A place is a physical location for an event. In GenoPro, places are stored
as objects, allowing for the reuse of the same information on multiple
You can assign a place of birth, death, funeral, burial, education,
occupation, pictures, etc. Re-using the same places shows the relationship
between an individual and a place, and it shows how individuals shared the
same location during their lives.
The title of the name of the place. This value should be as complete as
possible because this value will be displayed in the drop-down menu for
See Hierarchical places
The type of place. Most popular place types have been grouped together for
statistics and search purposes. If your type of location is not listed,
leave this value blank.
Short description of the place.
Street Address, City, Zip / Postal Code, County / Region, State / Province,
Physical address of the place. Values that do not apply should be left empty.
Latitude / Longitude
Coordinates of the location. This can be used later for GPS data or map
coordinates to obtain precise data about the location of the event.
|Web sites like Maporama can provide latitude and longitude data.|
This is for report purposes, specify the English prefix (in, at, on) to
designate the place.
Hierarchical places (a place within a place)
The place within a place allows you to enter a sub place without copying all
the data. This will also allow you search the hierarchical places. Maybe
individual A lives in Boston and individual B also lives in the city of
Boston, but at a different address. With this function, we can now determine
that both live in the same city.
Italic fields are copied from the parent place, so if modifications
are applied to the parent place, all lower "children" places will be updated
This is an example; we do not really recommend to create all levels for a
place, but shared information should be organized.
Hierarchical Places - Country
Hierarchical Places - State
Hierarchical Places - County
Hierarchical Places - City
Hierarchical Places - Local