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Contacting Tree Owners

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Elizabeth Report 14 Jul 2019 23:37

Sure - thanks :)


ArgyllGran Report 13 Jul 2019 18:28

But remember that so-called "hot matches" aren't necessarily any relation to you - they're just people with the same names and years of birth as people in your tree.


Elizabeth Report 12 Jul 2019 17:18

Thanks for the clarification. Long term member yes, recent paid subscriber. So all I can do is wait...


Rambling Report 12 Jul 2019 16:50

as a small addition to that, when someone stops paying a sub ( unless they delete their whole account) they stay as a free member, so could receive messages via GR, but if they change their email without notifying GR the messages won't find them.

Check whether the 'envelope' is still closed in your "sent" messages if it is, the message has not been read.


ErikaH Report 12 Jul 2019 16:06

5. By email

1. No

2. No

3 Yes / no

4. No. (Except by sending a message and waiting for a reply)

Your profile indicates that you have been a GR member since January 2005

Your best bet is to send messages. - and see what happens!


Elizabeth Report 12 Jul 2019 14:59

I'm a new subscriber attempting to connect with hot matches from my tree, but am wondering:
1. if tree owners aren't subscribers themselves, would the ever notify them that they have messages pending?
2. if they were subscribers but their subscription came to an end would they not be advised in any case of any incoming mail to their account?
3. do out of date subscriptions remain on the site or are they subsequently removed?
4. is it possible to check whether tree owners are currently subscribed to G.R?
5. are subscribers advised of incoming messages via email or only when logged on to the site?
Thanks anyone who can answer.