Kinpoint.com for Free Family Tree Checks

  Kinpoint.com is a new website that offers free family tree analysis of FamilySearch family trees. Kinpoint has free services as well as premium services. Free services include checks to verify vital information is properly recorded for each person in your tree. Kinpoint puts a yellow circle by a person's name if there is any vital information that needs to be properly sourced: a death location is missing, a birthdate, etc. For LDS users Kinpoint also looks for any ordinance work that still needs to be done for ancestors in your tree. Kinpoint's premium services include looking for possible problems in your tree, like a parent born after the birth of a child, and they have source hints and matches that can help you find more documentation for people in your tree. Work done in Kinpoint updates into your FamilySearch tree reducing the need for duplicate work. I have several trees on different sites and one on my home computer but was surprised to see that my free Fa…
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Make Free Printable Family Trees at TreeSeek.com

 #FamilyHistoryMonth You can create free printable family trees at TreeSeek.com.   With your free FamilySearch account OR by downloading and importing a GEDCOM file* from any family tree site or with any family tree software, you can create free, printable family trees. (I edited mine to remove the first few generations but you get the idea.)   TreeSeek.com has several options for printable trees including colored fan charts, black and white fan charts, name clouds, and more.   If you have a FamilySearch account (free) you can login with your FamilySearch login and TreeSeek will pull data from your FamilySearch account.   If you don't have a FamilySearch account you can opt to have TreeSeek import your GEDCOM file by selecting "Try Now" at the "We now support creating charts with a GEDCOM file" prompt.* After TreeSeek has made your tree you can download it to your computer or thumb drive/USB drive and print it. The trees are beautiful to display b…
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Help Creating Your Free Family Tree

  #FamilyHistoryMonth If you're at all intimidated about creating a free FamilySearch family tree, there's free help available. Login to FamilySearch.org and select the "Get Help" button in the upper right-hand corner of your screen (see above) OR you can go to the Family History Center Location Finder and type in your city or postal code (almost anywhere in the world) and find a Family History Center near you. Local Family History Centers are run by volunteers and they'll be able to help you create free FamilySearch accounts, create your family tree, research and attach records to your tree, and some Family History Centers will even be able to print a fan chart of your tree. Family History Centers have access to all of the FamilySearch online records (billions) including some books and manuscripts that can only be accessed at these centers or at approved libraries (sometimes I drive 5 minutes to my local Family History Center to access a book I can't access from m…
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