Saturday Night Genealogy Fun — How Many Trees in Your Database?

 Calling all Genea-Musings Followers: 

 It is Saturday Evening once more – 

Time for some extra Family tree Enjoyable!!

Right here is your task, must you resolve to just accept it (you ARE studying this, so I assume that you just actually wish to play alongside – cue the Mission Unimaginable music!):

1)  Virtually  all of us have family tree software program that we use to handle our analysis and our household tree.  Some researchers use solely an internet household tree.  What do you employ?

2)  For this week’s SNGF, inform us what number of “bushes” (or “bushes” you could have in your family tree administration program database.  How did you work it out?

3)  Inform us about it in your personal weblog publish, in a remark to this publish, or in a Fb Standing publish.  Please go away a hyperlink in a remark to this publish.

Here is mine:

A)  I take advantage of RootsMagic as my desktop family tree administration program.  At presrnt, I’ve 63,119 profiles in my foremost database.  RootsMagic has a “Depend Bushes” within the “Instruments” menu, so I used that.  It informed me:

Additional down the listing, it informed me that I’ve 216 totally different “bushes” – lots of them are “bushes” and a few are actual scrawny with 1 or 2 individuals in them.  

The primary one on my listing is headed by “. .” – she is the third spouse of Robert Seaver (1608-1683) – I do not know why she is #1, however she is.  I do not know her first identify or delivery surname.  Anyway, there are 51,911 profiles in that tree – these are my ancestral households, together with my spouse’s and my grandchildren’s traces.  

The others on the listing are bushes or bushes that I’ve not linked to my foremost tree.  Usually, they’re from my surname research for Seaver, Seavers, Sever, Severs, Seever, Seevers, Sevier, Carringer, Vaux, Auble, Richman, Buck, Whittle, and plenty of extra.  

I even have plenty of different RootsMagic databases for buddies and shoppers.  

B)  I’ve 10 Ancestry Member Bushes –  together with one connected to my DNA (additionally synced to my RootsMagic database), and one other for locating widespread ancestors of DNA matches, and several other for surnames and good friend analysis.

C)  I’ve 4 bushes on MyHeritage – three of my very own from totally different occasions, a type of is connected to my DNA, and one for good friend analysis.

D)  I’ve one tree on FamilySearch Genealogies from about 2017.

E)  I’ve two bushes on Findmypast from totally different occasions. 

E)  I’ve ancestor-only bushes on FamilyTreeDNA and GEDmatch.


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