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problem with whos on my tree :(

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emma Report 26 Jan 2013 21:26


My father was his parents that bought him up ae my grandparents and i want them on my tree, and the extended family obviously!!

But as we now have contact with his birth mother and family i really want to add them to my tree too....but i cant can i? :/

Em x


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Jan 2013 21:38

'Marry' his adoptive father off to his birth mother, then make a note about the relationship. You can always add a duplicate of him so as to make him his birth mother's son as well as the adoptive son. ie John (1) as the son of the people who raised him, and John (2) as the natural son of his birth mother.

If you know the name of his birth father, you can add him as a 'spouse' to his birth mother. If not, just leave it as the default 'unknown'.

Someone is bound to say - it is not advisable to add the names of living people to your tree without their permission.


emma Report 26 Jan 2013 21:43

Thats a good idea i will make a duplicate of him thankyou!! I couldnt think what to do! I wont add anyone i shouldnt do, i know its a bit touchy! :)

Thankyou for the advice x


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Jan 2013 21:44

Good luck ;-)


emma Report 26 Jan 2013 22:02

Thankyou :) x