How to Record Illegitimate People in a Family Tree?

Answer There are many ways to record a family tree or pedigree. Most are familiar with the tree as a symbol of a family that starts with one person and branches out to include other family members. With r... Read More »

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How Do I Record Divorce in the Family Tree?

Locate the divorced couple on the family tree. Add two slash marks on the horizontal line joining the two on the family tree, which will symbolize a status of divorce. For divorced couples with chi... Read More »

How do I merge my whole tree from to the Family Tree Maker program?

Downloading From Ancestry.comOpen Family Tree Maker 2010. Click "Plan"; select "New Tree." Select "Download a Tree from" Choose a tree from Click the "Export" or "Downlo... Read More »

Is it ethical to 'bug' meaning record conversations at family events such as a Family Reunion without telling the attendees?

No, it is not ethical to record conversations at family events. It could be embarrassing for certain people at the event. It is fine to take appropriate pictures, but unethical to record private co... Read More »

How to Draw a Family Tree Using Tree Branches & Leaves?

Family trees are graphs or drawings that depict the ancestry of a certain individual or family. Using actual parts of a tree to depict the lines of ancestry is an appropriate and visually appealing... Read More »