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Adopted family adding to family tree

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penelope Ann Chester

penelope Ann Chester Report 12 Nov 2012 21:58

Can anyone please help me /advise me My Grandmother was fostered/unofficially adopted . I would like to put her adopted family on but I can only add a father -who I do not know. I would like to put her adoptive parents and there other children. If I need to start a new tree how do I do that. many thanks Ann

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Nov 2012 00:25

Try this..

Add a Father to her mother, but make a note that he was the adoptive father.
Add a spouse to the (adoptive) father.
Then you can add the other children.

The Tree is for your pleasure, and as long as you've made a note to explain the situation, any one allowed access it will understand what you've done.

To start a new tree, there are apparently 2 options.

1- sign out.
Find the site again from the web address, not a 'favourite'.
Register as a new person. You can use the same email address, but have to use a different password.
If you've asked your computer to remember your log-in details for your current account, option 2 might be better.

2 - Scroll to the bottom of the page. You will notice it gives a list of the International sites
Australia - http://www.genesreunited.com.au/
New Zealand - http://www.genesreunited.co.nz/
South Africa. - http://www.genesreunited.co.za/

Click on anyone of those sites and register for free. If you wanted to attach records available on this site, you'd have to pay another subscription, (assuming you aren't a standard member) but one option might be to use your paying account to research. Then you could down load the relevant images to your computer, before uploading them to your free account.
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The Tree Dashboard states 'My Trees' (plural) Who knows? May be in the future we can all have seperate trees on the same account!