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Give Familysearch Family Tree Photos a Try

So have you tried out Familysearch’s Family Tree since my last post?  I hope you have started (or discovered!) your family tree.  If so, now you can start to add photos to your tree.

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It’s easy to add photos, tag them, and share them.

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You can select a photo and share it in a variety of ways…

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I like how you can add stories about a photo and record details, too.

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What makes this extra valuable is when someone who shares ancestors on your tree adds a photo to their tree, it shows up on yours.  I would love to find a photo with a story attached when I open my tree!

And this is a fun feature…”Find photos of your ancestors”.

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Click on it and see a gallery of photos submitted by others:

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If you see a picture of someone you don’t know named Elmer, just click on Relationship and it will show you a little chart that illustrates he is the husband of your great-great grandfather’s daughter:

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So there are just a few reasons for you to try out the “photo” feature of Familysearch’s Family Tree.  Give it a try and let me know what you think!


I am an Accredited Genealogist® professional living in California. I have been researching and teaching since 1988.

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