How do you string two different fact sentences together into one sentence on a narrative report?

The first thing you do is decide which fact sentences you want to combine and how you want the sentence to read.

Use the sort dates to sort the facts together in order and put notes and sources in the last fact.

Then decide what part of each fact sentence to use to get your combined sentence.

The following are not shared facts. No roles are used:

3 census facts with same spouse and same place.

In the 1870, 1880 and 1900 censuses, George and his first wife, Mary, lived in Washington Township, Sharp County, Arkansas.

Fact 1: <In the [Date:year]>,
Fact 2: [Date:year] and
Fact 3: [Date:year] censuses, [person:first] and his first wife, Mary, lived< [Place]>.

[I used Date:year because I enter the enumeration date for censuses and only want the year. There is no place details so I left that out.]

2 residence facts:

George and Mary's first home was at 121 West First Street in Cave City, Sharp County, Arkansas and their second home was at 444 South Hampton Drive in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.

Fact 1: [person:first] and Mary's first home was< [PlaceDetails]>< [Place]> and their second home was at
Fact 2: <[PlaceDetails:plain]>< [Place]>.

[Note that the "at" for the place details in Fact 2 is typed in as the last word of the Fact 1 sentence. The place details in Fact 2 is [PlaceDetails:plain] so there is no "at" which would have a capital A if it was there. The street addresses are in the place details in these examples.]

Emigration and Immigration facts:

He emigrated from Dover, England aboard the Merry Widow on May, 12, 1923 and arrived at Ellis Island in New York, New York County, New York, United States on May 30, 1923.

Emigration: [person] emigrated< from [Place:plain]>< aboard the [desc]>< [Date]> and arrived at
Immigration: <[PlaceDetails:plain]>< [Place]>< [date]>.

[ Note: [desc] is the ship. Immigration place details is Ellis Island.]


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