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Union is the event that creates a family of two adults.*
The Union event is entered with the following stub:
The Union event generally is modified by type, such as:
These types are defined:
**'''[[(FamiliesWiki/Stub)Date]]''': (:adate :)
Date means the date the union was formalized or agreed to. It is not a duration. If the exact date is not known the modifiers abt (about), bef (before), aft (after), and between…and…. The between is not a duration, but indicates the range within which the event is believed to have occurred on a single date.
Date can have a note so it can referred to the date a license is issued or returned if the date of the ceremony is not known.
Place is the jurisdiction in which any formalities occurred, which might not be exactly the same as place where either party resides before or after. If there are no formalities, it is where the parties reside.
Agency is the location where any formalities occur. This might be a church building, a courthouse, a home, a hotel or hired hall, or something of the sort.
Person conducting any formalities. This might be selves in case there are not any formalities, or a clerk making an entry in registry.
The person who is the other party to the Union.
1. There are only a few examples of group unions known anywhere in the world at any time. A few of these occurred in small religious sects in America. The union event will have to be somewhat modified if one of those communities is encounter in the histories here. Bigamy and polygamy are not group unions, but are simply examples of a person belonging to more than one union at a time.
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