Tools of the Trade
Ancestor Chart - Use the ancestor chart to record the line from which you directly descend. At a glance it will show what progress you have made and what remains to be done.
Family Group Sheet - Use a family group sheet to enter data on one family, which will include parents and their children.
Tools Online - Free Downloads
!!Children under the age of 18 should ask their parents before downloading anything from the internet!!
Family Tree Software
A time may come when you decide you want to organize your data using a family tree program. There are many programs available to purchase. However, there are also some very good free programs available. Below are a few free programs that are highly recommended.
|Charts and Forms - free download from PBS Ancestors|
|Forms- variety of free forms to download at familytreemagazine.com|
|Census Abstract Forms - free download from genealogy.com|