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an ancestor in the World Family Tree and you're likely to discover entire
branches of your family tree most trees contain more than 600
thought I would never find my mother-in-law's
line, but I did in the World Family
Tree. I used the Contributor Contact
Information Service to find out who
contributed the information and look
forward to talking to them and making
more connections. The World Family
Tree gave me that missing link I needed."
World Family Tree is a growing collection of family trees contributed
by genealogists like you it includes more than
million names in
trees. How it works...
Enter your ancestor's name and browse the results. (Give
it a try, you never know who you'll find.)
Once you find your ancestor in a tree, you can instantly view the
tree online or order it on CD-ROM.
You'll learn more than just relationships and vital dates since many
trees contain notes, sources, and images. With a few clicks, you can
import the new data into your own family tree.
free Contributor Contact Information Service to get in touch with the
tree's creator and explore new family details together.
Search the World
Family Tree and see who you find. You'll get the fastest results if
you enter a first and last name.
participate in the World Family Tree? For one thing, when you contribute
your tree you give people who share your family history a chance to
find you. In genealogy research, it's important not to underestimate
the value of researchers working together. You can share notes, photos,
leads, and more.
Also, while we encourage you to regularly backup your research, contributing
your tree is a convenient way to protect your family data. Each tree
will be preserved online and on CD as part of the World Family Tree.
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