Starting to feel a little overwhelmed with all the names and dates of your recently discovered ancestors? Filling in a Family Tree is a great way to stay organized and better understand how everyone is related.
To find a Family Tree right for you, check out the websites below which offer free templates. Scroll further down and find more great resources, ideas and activities to help you discover, celebrate and preserve your family story!
~ Free Family Tree Templates ~
- Genealogy Beginner
Although this is a subscription based genealogy site, they offer a six-generation family tree template available for download at no charge.
- About.com: Genealogy: Free Family Tree Template
This site offers three different family tree templates. All can be saved, filled in online and printed.
While this site charges for genealogy research software, you can find a free family tree template as well as various other forms for staying organized.
- Irish Genealogy Toolkit
Here, again, you can find several free family tree templates and various other forms for staying organized.
This site offers a large selection of free family tree templates. However, there is a $4 charge if you wish to edit online before downloading and printing.
~ Family History Ideas & Activities ~
Looking for a special family holiday gift? Hire a local artist to design a personalized a Family Tree and give each family member a framed copy of their own!
Or post your Family Tree to your own Family Website for everyone to enjoy. See: ‘Tips for Starting a Family Website’.
For Family History Activities that grandparents to grandchildren can do together, visit: ’10 Family History Activities’. Ideal for Thanksgiving and Family Reunions!
Your old family photos are priceless windows into your family story. For tips on preserving them, check out: ‘Preserving Old Family Photos’.
Trying to identify which ancestor is pictured in an old photo? Check out ‘How to Date Old Photos’ for tips on photo types and the dates when they were most popular.
Capture the life story of your parent or grandparent – in their own words – for your family to know!
Here at Family Line Video we produce Legacy Videos, modern-day memoirs that weave a filmed and edited interview together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia. The result is a beautiful ‘moving portrait’ capturing your loved one as they recount their life story and memories – a gift your family will treasure for years to come.
Your stories are too important to lose. Preserve them today for your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to know and cherish.
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