You can print Pedigree charts and other charts from your family tree at FamilySearch. These will be PDF files.

Print Options include (see example images at bottom of page):

  • Pedigree chart – 4 generation charts
  • Portrait Pedigree chart – 5 generation charts
  • Fan Chart – 7 generations charts
  • Family Group Record
  • Family Group Record with Sources

On your Computer, using FamilySearch, follow these steps:

  1. Go to FamilySearch.org
  2. Login to your account
  3. Select Family Tree from the top menu bar
  4. Select Tree from teh drop-down menu
  5. Select a person from the tree that you want to use as the starting person on your chart
  6. Click on that person’s name to be taken to their Person page
  7. Click the Details tab
  8. On the right, go to the Tools section
  9. Select Print Options
  10. Select one of the options: Pedigree, Portrait Pedigree, Fan Chart, Family Group Record, Family Group Record with Sources
  11. A new window will open with a PDF of the chart you selected. In the upper right-hand corner of that page, select the printer icon and follow those instructions, making any optional printer choices, and print the PDF on your home printer
  12. OR when a new window opens with a PDF of the chart you selected, in the upper right-hand corner of that page, select the down arrow icon (download icon) and Name the PDF file and Save it to your computer or external drive and take the file or email the file to a professional print shop.

You can add or modify information in pedigree charts and this will not change anything on the FamilySearch site. There is an identifier box below each name with an F in it. You can put your own identifier, like a page number, in this box before printing (other genealogy software programs do this for you automatically).

Using the Family Tree app on your device, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Family Tree app on your device
  2. Sign in to your account
  3. In the bottom menu, Select Tree
  4. Select a person in your tree you want to use as the starting person in your chart
  5. In the upper-right hand corner of the app, Select the three dots
  6. In the pop-up menu, Select More
  7. In the pop-up menu, Select Charts
  8. Select one of the options: Pedigree PDF, Family PDF, Family with Sources PDF, Fan Chart PDF, Portrait Pedigree PDF
  9. In the upper-right hand corner of the app, Select the three dots
  10. Select Share
  11. Select Print from the pop-up menu, then Select the Printer where the chart should be sent, Select any print options including paper size and layout, then select Print

You cannot modify information in the Family Tree app PDF files.

Example of a Pedigree Chart at FamilySearch

Example Portrait Pedigree Chart at FamilySearch

Example Fan Chart at FamilySearch

Example Family Group Record (can be printed with or without Sources)

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