Community Trees Project

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Community Trees

The Community Trees Project is no longer in existence. The material below has been left intact for historical reference, but the links to Community Trees databases have been removed because they are no longer maintained. For more information on how to search, see the community announcement.

The Knowles links have been updated, and users are invited to update any other links where the trees may be found.

The Community Trees Project is an effort to gather and publish the genealogy for a whole town or community. Community Trees are lineage-linked genealogies from specific time periods and geographic localities around the world. The information also includes the supporting sources. Most of the genealogies are joint projects between FamilySearch and others who live locally or have expertise in the area or records used to create the genealogies. Each Community Tree is a searchable database with views of individuals, families, ancestors and descendants, as well as printing options.

The scope of partner projects may be a small, grass roots village or township working together to form a family tree of all the known residents of its community for a given time period. Some are genealogical and historical societies working with FamilySearch to index several sources of data to link them to common, lineage-linked genealogies of a targeted geographic area of interest.

The scope could also be focused on a particular record set and locality. The goal may be to identify and reconstitute all families of a particular place from a village, county, or even a country. Many of the current projects were produced by FamilySearch's Family Reconstitution team and date back to the medieval times.

GEDCOM downloads of the community trees may be available depending on any records access restrictions. No living information is available in this public view. Edits and corrections to these databases are usually restricted by the partners, but please contact them to offer suggestions, corrections and new information. Some partners may have additional information or enhanced versions of the genealogies on their own website. These databases will be updated if they are a work in progress.

Community Trees Project List


  • Australia. South Australia
  • Australia. Victoria

British Isles

  • British Isles. Peerage, Barontage, and Landed Gentry families with extended lineage


  • Canada. Manitoba. Winnipegosis
  • Canada. New Brunswick. York. Bright
  • Canada. New Brunswick. Queensbury
  • Canada. New Brunswick. York. Southampton
  • Canada. Nova Scotia. Antigonish Roman Catholic Diocese
  • Canada. Nova Scotia. Kings County
  • Canada. Quebec and Maritime Provinces
  • Canada. Toronto. Youngs in Toronto


  • England. Bedfordshire. Eaton Bray
  • England. Leicestershire. Long Clawson Parish
  • England. London. Residents of London
  • England. London. Visitations of London. 1633-1635
  • England. London. Visitations of London. 1664
  • England. Norfolk Visitations, 1563
  • England. Visitations of Surrey
  • England. Sussex. Genealogies of Families Living in Sussex
  • England. Yorkshire. Filey
  • England. Yorkshire. Visitations of Yorkshire. 1563-1564


  • Europe: Royal and Noble Houses with Colonial American Connections

French Polynesia

  • French Polynesia. Austral Islands
  • French Polynesia. Gambier Islands
  • French Polynesia. Leeward Islands
  • French Polynesia. Tuamotu Archipelago


  • Iceland. Iceland Historical Family Trees


  • India. Moga. Punjab District



  • Italy. Cosenza. Aiello Calabro
  • Italy. Rovigo. Bergantino
  • Italy. Treviso. Canizzano
  • Italy. Treviso. San Biagio di Callalta. Rovare

Jewish Families (Knowles Collection)

These links have been updated to reflect current locations of the file.

The primary link for the Knowles Collection contains links to information about 6 sub data sets:


  • Liechtenstein. Balzers, St. Nicholai


  • Norway. Aust-Agder. Valle Clerical District
  • Norway. Oppland. Biri Clerical District
  • Norway. Oppland. Skjaak Clerical District
  • Norway. Oppland. Sor-Aurdal Clerical District
  • Norway. Oppland. Sor-Fron Clerical District
  • Norway. Oppland. Vang Clerical District
  • Norway. Oppland. Vestre Slidre Clerical District

Pacific Islands

  • Pacific Islands. Cole Jensen Collection


  • Scotland. Ministers of Scotland


  • Peruvian Lineage-linked Families


  • Switzerland. Bern Canton. Lauterbrunnen Valley

United States

  • United States. Connecticut. Colonial Families 1650-1850
  • United States. Idaho. Gooding. Hagerman Valley
  • United States. Oregon. Hood River
  • United States. Tennessee. Campbell County
  • United States. Tennessee. Knox County. Beaver Ridge
  • United States. Tennessee. Warren County
  • United States. Utah. The Early Utah Community Trees
  • United States. Utah. The Greeks in the West
  • United States. Vermont. Rutland. Middletown Springs Area
  • United States. Washington. Lewis County
  • United States. Wyoming. Lincoln County. Cokeville
  • United States. Wyoming. Lincoln County. Star Valley