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Married twice with descendants from each marriage

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Alan Report 17 Feb 2021 13:57

Hi help please. Regarding my tree. How does the tree show a male who has married twice and has descendants from both wives?
Is the husband's box shown twice on the tree or is it shown once with a line linking to each spouse? I would greatly appreciate some clarity on this question .
kind regards
Alan Roy


ErikaH Report 17 Feb 2021 14:07

The male's name is shown once, if you add the spouses correctly,

Click on 'add' at top right of the man's details and select 'spouse' - as many times as is necessary
Add one child of each marriage to the MALE - and select the appropriate mother. Thereafter, use the child as your 'base' and add siblings, thus ensuring they are attached to the correct mother

Much easier to do than to explain. Try it.


grannyfranny Report 17 Feb 2021 19:32

However, when you add a second spouse, they appear oldest first. So if you want all the children to appear in birth order, you need to make the first spouse the oldest, by amending the DOB, mark it with a 'c', and make a note in the side page.