Have you ever been ready to tear your hair out when you find geographical errors on FamilySearch. There’s plenty of room for confusion for the uninitiated — Prince Edward Island and Prince Edward County!
Now FamilySearch is giving you a new volunteer opportunity to help
fix, or rather standardize, place-names.
You can select a country and will be served information like this (without the map!)
Male1938-2007FamilySearch does not recognize this user-entered place:
Add the standard place that is most similar to what the user entered. What you add will not overwrite or delete the user-entered place. Skip to the next person if you are unsure.
Non standardized place:
This could prove an interesting task for a rainy (snowy!) day. You’d likely even learn some geography.
Give it a try at https://www.familysearch.org/tree/improve-place-names/