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Linking Floating Family Trees Or Members On Ancestry

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How To Link Family Trees On Ancestry?

Welcome to Family Tree Maker Support, the best place for genealogy program support. Ancestry is one of the most popular genealogy programs that people use to do their ancestor’s research. In this article, we will tell you how to link family trees on ancestry with your main tree.

But before we will show you how to create a floating family tree or floating family member.

If you don’t know what a floating family tree or member is then a single family member with no relationship is known as a floating family member.

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Here, in this article, we will show you how to create a floating family tree or member and how to connect that with your main family tree.

Now if you have a question about why we create or need a floating family tree or member then we want to tell you because some people are important to us that’s why we need to create a floating family tree.

So, read the full article and learn all the information about how to link a tree to ancestry.

How To Create A Floating Family Tree Or Member?

  • First open your ancestry family tree by clicking on the tree option from the menu.
  • Click on the add member with whom you want to add a person.
  • As you click on the add member option, a right sidebar will be visible.
  • Enter all the details that you have about the member like name, living status, birthplace, and so on.
  • After entering the details just click on the save button. And your family members will be added.
  • Now go to family view and edit relationship. Remove the relationship and copy the URL. Click on view family tree the tree that you will show is a floating family tree or floating family member.
  • Open the home page of your family tree and paste the copied URL by selecting the Add web links option.

Search For Floating Trees Or Members?

  • Go to the main tree and click on the find in tree option given in the top right corner.
  • Enter the name of the person and it’s done.
  • Apart from this, you can also search by custom tag.

How To Link Family Trees To The Ancestry Main Tree?

To link your family tree to the main tree, please follow the given instructions.

  • First open the floating member and click on add relationships.
  • Select the Choose from the tree option because it is also in your family tree. Enter the name of the floating member and click on the save button. And it’s done.

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