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If you're looking for big family trees of royal families, presidents, etc. in GEDCOM format, my favorite site is Famous Family Trees by Paul Pruitt. Paul has all sorts of neat trees, many which he created or contracted for, including: Genealogies of US Presidents all in one tree, and separate trees of Lincoln, Kennedy or George Washington Royal Family ...


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Short version: Almost certainly not. Long version: To find out the rules of inheritance for a Irish peerage*, you would need to check the letters patent. These will specify how the inheritance takes place (the limitation on the remainder). For the most part, the inheritance is only through legitimate male heirs (heirs male of the body). This means ...


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The good news is that Romanian archival records are, after many many years of being purposely made hard to research, finally open and available to the general public. The bad news is that they're only usually open to the public after 100 years, due to privacy laws. And the awesome archivist/historian who started loosening the rules to make it easier for ...


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There are many ways in which a pedigree can be displayed, and there is always going to be a balance between the clarity and amount of information you can reasonably display. There's little point in cramming everything onto one A4 sheet if you have to get out a magnifying glass or take a course in cryptology to understand it. One of the more commonly used ...


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I had never heard of this but it is a fascinating topic: To specifically answer your question was this specific to a specific tribe or clan, no it was more wide spread. The book is referred to as a JokBo (族譜, 족보) and is managed and maintained by the eldest son and it is partially related to the practice of Jesa (ancestor worship up to 5 generations). ...


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Go to edit person below their name. Go to Relationships. Click on "Add Alternative Parent".


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A square for males, circle for females, is the standard for genogram family diagrams, used in medicine, genetics and social work. However, these diagrams are rarely used in genealogy (so far). Genopro is one of the few programs that does generate them. Although genograms can use colours on lines to indicate types of relationships, they are also slightly ...


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I think the answer is no - genealogists in general don't use hexagons to draw a family tree. In my opinion, there's a reason why we use boxes - because it makes it clear how people are related. The hexagon chart, while quirky, is not very clear. For instance, the grandparents are not positioned directly over the parents in the normal parent-child ...


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There is no one correct method of displaying these types of complex relationships. However, for health professionals there are some conventions that are used when producing a genogram. The following list of diagrams and captions about genogram conventions come from the paper: Standardized Human Pedigree Nomenclature: Update and Assessment of the ...


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In April 2016, as far as I am aware, the Family Group Sheet view has not been reinstated on the New Ancestry. However, you can access a Family Group Sheet as before by using the following URL structure: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/TREE_ID/family/familygroup?fpid=PERSON_ID You can find the TREE_ID and PERSON_ID by looking at the URL when you are on an ...


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I am not sure if you are looking for a horizontal descendant tree or just alternatives to printing out a descendant tree other than using Gramps itself. I am going to focus on alternatives to built in charting like what would be in Gramps, FamilyTreeMaker, Mac FamilyTree, etc. as well as point out which ones do horizontal trees. Depending on which platform ...


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Tamura Jones has a gedcom generator "GedFan" that can be used for testing purposes. A blog describing latest version is at 2015-03-18 GedFan 0.4.0.0 See the links section at the bottom of that page for other resources. Although each individual is bare-bones, the number of individuals is determined by the number of generations specified.


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If you find the table format easier then it is obviously acceptable to you, and that is all that really matters. Most of the GEDCOM programmes that I have come across have an option to export the data in a spreadsheet format. This means you can use view the data as a table if you so wish. If you keep your primary tree information in spreadsheet form, you ...


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You could break away from tree-type diagrams and use an Ahnentafel Report. Most genealogical programs or online stores will produce one of these that can be output as a PDF. Starting from an individual, the ancestral generations are listed in a tabular form. The ancestors are listed in order and cross-referenced. All available information for each person ...


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Printing all your ancestors for over 200 years on a single A4 sheet is not possible. Harry Vervet provided an excellent answer including the H-tree. I believe, however, that this format is hard to understand especially for old family-members. Several users have recommended to break up your tree into pieces, I want to add some proposals to that: The ...


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There are a lot of things going on in this question. I'll try to untangle a few of them. First, the word "ben" is Hebrew for "son of" (see eg https://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/tombstones.html), not "of" or "from" as you say. For example, Joseph ben Jochanon Treves is a person named Joseph Treves whose father was ...


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If you are using Google Chrome or Firefox, you can install the free Stylish browser extension (which I did not write and have no interest in) and the custom stylesheet I created for Ancestry's web site: http://userstyles.org/ My custom style is here: http://userstyles.org/styles/93480/ancestry-com-wider-tree It replaces the photos with blue or pink boxes,...


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If it's an open source genealogy program you want, you might consider gramps. See https://gramps-project.org/. It's written in python, has an active community, and has a reasonable set of features. But if it's online collaboration you want, I agree with the werelate.org answer.


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Werelate.org is an open source, open content, collaborative family tree. It sounds like it might be what you are looking for.


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This is a simple descendant chart, which shows the descendants of a particular person (Abraham Laham A"H). Another example of this is: A pedigree chart, or ancestor chart, is one that shows the ancestors of an individual, but not typically siblings or collateral lines, such as: There are a number of other types of charts, and sometimes the different forms ...


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I did all my trees in Excel from the start (1993), as I am a relatively advanced user, and have now been undertaking the tedious and lengthy process of migrating all the data to a dedicated genealogical program. Excel is not really up to the job. I chose TMG (which is now unsupported) which illustrates one - probably the only one - reason to keep ...


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Several collaborative family tree websites do exist, such as: WikiTree WeRelate OneGreatFamily Geni Family Pursuit FamilySearch Family Tree The problem with collaborative trees in my view is that there are simply too few people contributing to them to ensure that all the data is validated. Genealogy in itself is more of an art than a science; we have to ...


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Take a look at these Downloadable Image Icons for On-Line Family Trees provided on the blog Genealogy Junkie. Sue Griffith created these to mark which lines were verified by DNA research and which were still questionable. Her example looks like this: Sue writes: The Question Mark is useful to use as the "profile picture" for tentative individuals (...


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If you have Microsoft Powerpoint, you can open a new presentation and then search for "family tree" and they give you 8 different templates that you can choose from: These use "Smart Art" so the lines are preconnected to the boxes and you can move them around and the lines stay connected. You can easily copy and paste boxes to add other people. These ...


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You could use Genelines by Progeny Software. It can produce almost exactly the chart you're asking for in its full descendant chart: You would create your input data in another genealogy program and export it to GEDCOM. Then Genelines can read your GEDCOM and produce its descendant report. Because you're putting together people who are in small families, ...


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webtrees is open source software. If you have your own website, you can add webtrees to it for free, or there are companies that will provide a site for you (at a cost). It's not like myheritage or ancestry where all users are on the same site; you would have your own family tree website, but all the users of your site can access and contribute to the same ...


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Romanian vital records are stored in two types of institution: The Town Halls, for (usually) records younger than 100 years; and The National Archives, and churches, for (usually) records older than 100 years. There is some mismatch and the cutoff date is not always respected. Vital records are considered private information. Therefore, the only person ...


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If you want to set up a site where you can invite others to work on shared persons, I support Randy's suggestion for webtrees. If you look for a site where you can work on a world wide tree that is open and free, I think that FamilySearch is the best choice. There are no fees, and it is open in the sense that once logged-in, any-one can edit any person in ...


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