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A Favour plse - Ancestry Trees

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Carol Report 21 Feb 2013 13:00

Hi all, I have a battle going on at the moment with Ancertry regarding one of my old trees.

Can someone do me a favour who has access to Ancertry trees and type in the following name -

Samuel Makin 1766 Sheffield, Yorkshire.

I used need to know the name of the tree that it is in.



brummiejan Report 21 Feb 2013 13:03

'Oscars tree'?


Margee Report 21 Feb 2013 13:08

I get this message:

We are currently unable to find the tree you are trying to access. We may be experiencing technical difficulties, or it is possible that the tree owner has removed this tree.


RolloTheRed Report 21 Feb 2013 13:09

Member Tree Name Parents
Oscars Tree
Public Member Tree
2 sources Samuel Makin
Birth: Abt 1766
Spouse: Mary
F: James Makin

M: (Name Unknown)
EdwardsWebster Family Tree
Public Member Tree
1 source Samuel Makin
Birth: 1770

F: Peter Makin

M: Mary Steel
Public Member Tree
1 source Samuel Makin
Birth: 1770

F: Peter Makin

M: Mary Steel
Usher Family Tree
Public Member Tree
1 source Samuel Makin
Birth: 1770

F: Peter Makin

M: Mary Steel
Swift Family Tree
Public Member Tree
Unsourced Samuel Makin
Birth: 1771
Spouse: Ann Slater
F: (Name Unknown)

M: (Name Unknown)


Carol Report 21 Feb 2013 13:13

Hi Everyone and Thanks.

I uploaded a new tree on 26 Jan and it hasn't appeared yet. I deleted the old one
'Oscars Tree' but is still there, but with message. Several different messages from Ancestry. Surely it doesn't take nearly 4 weeks to upgrade their site.



+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 Feb 2013 18:17

See which one is on - it shows all public trees from Ancestry. Sign into the site with your Ancestry details.


GlasgowLass Report 21 Feb 2013 18:53

I upload in the same way that you do.
I leave it's predecssor until it appears and then delete it (the old one).
I uploaded mine on 2 Jan and it has only just appeared on Anc in the last week.

I have emailed them about the delay various times but it still takes about 4weeks to appear in a search?


Kense Report 21 Feb 2013 20:27

Ancestry do warn you when changing trees from public to private that the change takes effect straight away but it takes "a month or more to be reflected in the search index".

It would seem logical that the same applies when deleting a tree (and presumably when adding or deleting individuals in the tree.