start up help

LeilaniBooi
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start up help

Postby LeilaniBooi » Tue May 12, 2020 10:22 pm

I'm trying to help my son start a profile. He started one but can only see part of a generation. How can I hp him see all the work that has been done on our tree

russellhltn
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Re: start up help

Postby russellhltn » Wed May 13, 2020 2:05 am

I think he has to add all the living people to link himself to the first deceased of each line. Make sure he doesn't add a duplicate record for the deceased.
Have you searched the Help Center? Try doing a Google search and adding "site:churchofjesuschrist.org/help" to the search criteria.

So we can better help you, please edit your Profile to include your general location.

davesudweeks
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Re: start up help

Postby davesudweeks » Wed May 13, 2020 10:33 am

As russellhltn stated, he will need to add living persons as a "bridge" to his deceased ancestors. They are in his "private" space and need very little information. Then he should find or link to the deceased members through the "bridge". You can give him the record number of his deceased ancestors from your view of FamilyTree to make it easier to add them (you can add them by record number with no other information needed).

The easiest way to get started is to speak with one of the family history leaders/consultants in your ward or branch.


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