Fact Types #datadefinitions

RootsMagic 4+ Built-In Fact Types

The built-in fact types for RM4 and later can be found in FactTypeTable with FactTypeID less than 1000. User-defined/custom types are assigned values of 1000 and higher by the program when created.

Built-in facts and their unedited values within the table are as follows:

FactTypeID OwnerType Name Abbrev GedcomTag UseValue UseDate UsePlace Sentence Flags
1 0 Birth Birth BIRT 0 1 1 -1
2 0 Death Death DEAT 1 1 1 -1
3 0 Christen Chr CHR 0 1 1 -1
4 0 Burial Burial BURI 0 1 1 -1
5 0 Cremation Cremation CREM 0 1 1 -1
6 0 Adoption Adoption ADOP 0 1 1 -1
7 0 Baptism Baptism BAPM 0 1 1 -1
8 0 Bar Mitzvah Bar Mitzvah BARM 0 1 1 -1
9 0 Bas Mitzvah Bas Mitzvah BASM 0 1 1 -1
10 0 Blessing Blessing BLES 0 1 1 -1
11 0 Christen (adult) Chr (adult) CHRA 0 1 1 -1
12 0 Confirmation Confirmation CONF 0 1 1 -1
13 0 First communion First comm FCOM 0 1 1 -1
14 0 Ordination Ordination ORDN 0 1 1 -1
15 0 Naturalization Naturalization NATU 0 1 1 -1
16 0 Emigration Emigration EMIG 0 1 1 -1
17 0 Immigration Immigration IMMI 0 1 1 -1
18 0 Census Census CENS 0 1 1 -1
19 0 Probate Probate PROB 0 1 1 -1
20 0 Will Will WILL 0 1 1 -1
21 0 Graduation Graduation GRAD 0 1 1 -1
22 0 Retirement Retirement RETI 0 1 1 -1
23 0 Description Description DSCR 1 1 1 -1
24 0 Education Education EDUC 1 1 1 -1
25 0 Nationality Nationality NATI 1 1 1 -1
26 0 Occupation Occupation OCCU 1 1 1 -1
27 0 Property Property PROP 1 1 1 -1
28 0 Religion Religion RELI 1 1 1 -1
29 0 Residence Residence RESI 1 1 1 -1
30 0 Soc Sec No SSN SSN 1 0 0 -1
31 0 LDS Baptism LDS Bapt BAPL 0 1 1 -1
32 0 LDS Endowment LDS Endow ENDL 0 1 1 -1
33 0 LDS Seal to parents LDS SealPar SLGC 0 1 1 -1
34 0 Ancestral File Number AFN AFN 1 0 0 -1
35 0 Reference No Ref # REFN 1 0 0 -1
36 0 Caste Caste CAST 1 1 1 -1
37 0 Title (Nobility) Title TITL 1 1 1 -1
38 0 LDS Confirmation LDS Conf CONL 0 1 1 -1
39 0 LDS Initiatory LDS Init WAC 0 1 1 -1
300 1 Marriage Marriage MARR 0 1 1 -1
301 1 Annulment Annulment ANUL 0 1 1 -1
302 1 Divorce Divorce DIV 0 1 1 -1
303 1 Divorce filed Div. filed DIVF 0 1 1 -1
304 1 Engagement Engagement ENGA 0 1 1 -1
305 1 Marriage Bann Marr Bann MARB 0 1 1 -1
306 1 Marriage Contract Marr Contract MARC 0 1 1 -1
307 1 Marriage License Marr Lic MARL 0 1 1 -1
308 1 Marriage Settlement Marr Settlement MARS 0 1 1 -1
309 1 LDS Seal to spouse LDS SealSp SLGS 0 1 1 -1
310 1 Residence (family) Residence (fam) RESI 1 1 1 -1
311 1 Census (family) Census (fam) CENS 0 1 1 -1
500 0 Degree Degree EVEN 1 1 1 -1
501 0 Military Military EVEN 1 1 1 -1
502 0 Mission Mission EVEN 1 1 1 -1
503 0 Stillborn Stillborn EVEN 0 1 1 -1
504 0 Illness Illness EVEN 1 1 1 -1
505 0 Living Living EVEN 0 1 1 -1
507 0 Election Elected EVEN 1 1 1 -1
508 0 Excommunication Excomm EVEN 0 1 1 -1
509 0 Namesake Namesake EVEN 1 1 1 -1
510 1 Separation Separation EVEN 0 1 1 -1
900 0 Alternate name Alt. Name EVEN 0 1 0 -1
901 0 DNA test DNA _DNA 0 1 0 -1
999 0 Miscellaneous Misc EVEN 1 1 1 -1

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