Within the next few months, FamilySearch will make Family Tree available to everyone on its website. The first of many updates planned for FamilySearch.org, Family Tree will provide a free and engaging way to discover, preserve, and share your family history. Family Tree will also offer specialized tools to make temple work for your ancestors even easier and more convenient.
Watch an Introduction to Family Tree that shows 7 reasons to be excited about Family Tree.
Family Tree will enable you to:
- Save family information into a genealogy tree
- Easily submit the names of ancestors for temple work
- Edit and delete incorrect data, including relationships
- Connect and collaborate with others on shared family lines
- Show where information came from. You can even link to online photos and documents
Family Tree offers an easy way for everyone to work together on shared family lines. Family Tree is also integrated into the search feature on FamilySearch.org, so you can find records and use them as sources of information for the people in your family tree.
If you have questions about what Family Tree will be like or how it will work, you can log in to a special training website that offers online courses, how-to videos, informational handouts, and step-by-step training.
Get started with Family Tree today by watching the introductory video or reading about it on the training website. Family Tree will be open to everyone in the next few months and the more you learn about it now, the more ready you will be to take full advantage of this exciting new family history tool when it becomes available.