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down loading our own tree.

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Maria Report 6 Apr 2012 14:08

Since genes reunited have "updated" the site i have a number of relations gone missing. and im finding more all the time. what i want to know is: Can one download a copy of their own tree. If so how do you do it. I dont want to print it as i have over 700 people and im afraid it would get very messy. What do other people do. I cannot be the only one who has lost their relatives. If you have an answer i would be very happy to take this on board.


RolloTheRed Report 6 Apr 2012 15:23

family tree | import GEDCOM
choose export GEDCOM
it will be sent to yr email account so make sure it is up to date

try old tree

family tree ; hover do not click
click on "use old tree"
yr missing rellies will probably reappear

... just like that!


John Report 7 Apr 2012 16:08

I don't seem to have lost relatives from my tree, but all marriage details goes a.w.o.l, as well as added details one puts in at the end of the data chart. In addition, the tree "marries" the wrong people when more than one spoouse is involved. I have an ancestor who married twice. His second wife had also been married previously. In the family tree, it is the first wife who is shown as being married twice. Unfortunately, the "help" team seem to have shrugged their shoulders and said "it's not us guv" and left it at that.

Any ideas anyone?


KenSE Report 7 Apr 2012 17:13

As Rollo says, use the old tree.


DazedConfused Report 8 Apr 2012 12:45

I do not think it matters which format tree you use for your Gedcom

Early last year (long before the changes) I downloaded my tree from here and uploaded it to Ancestry.

I lost about 10 people. Seems to be quite a common problem. Luckily I did not have an overlarge tree, so over a few days I spent time updating 'new' tree and adding lots of new people, great fun :-D