Are you feeling 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 understand how everyone is related. To find a tree that is right for you, check out the list of websites below that offer free Family Tree templates. Further down are even more great resources and ideas to help you discover, preserve and celebrate your family history!
Family Tree Templates
- Genealogy Beginner
Although this is a subscription based genealogy site, Genealogy Beginner 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 templates. All can be saved, filled in online and printed.
While this site charges for genealogy research software, you can find a free 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 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 Family Tree and give a copy to each family member!
Post your Family Tree to a Family Website for everyone to enjoy. To set-up your own website, see: ‘Starting a Family Website’.
For Family History Activities that ideal for Thanksgiving, family reunions and other family gatherings. check out: ’10 Family History Activities’.
Trying to identify which ancestor is pictured in an old photo? Check out my post: ‘How to Date of Photos’
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