How To Use The Excel Family Tree Generator Template

The Excel Family Tree Generator Template uses a format that won’t suit many hobby genealogists. It is designed to work downward from one pair of grandparents. The tree can include their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The default format has only enough room to display first names. I’ll show you how to make the display work … Read more

Create A 7-Generation Pedigree Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

A seven-generation family tree goes back to sixty-four great-great-great-great-grandparents. Can you really squeeze it onto a single printed sheet in Excel? Yes you can! After a lot of experimentation, I’ve come up with the best format that displays and prints clearly. If you’re too busy for the twenty-one steps in this tutorial, jump down to the … Read more

Create A 6-Generation Pedigree Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

This tutorial walks step-by-step through creating a six-generation pedigree family tree in Microsoft Excel. A six-generation tree goes back to thirty-two great-great-great-grandparents. The challenge is how to get six generations to fit on a single printed page. The solution is to use the pedigree layout. Even with the pedigree layout, it’s a bit of a … Read more

Create A 5-Generation Pedigree Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

This tutorial walks step-by-step through creating a five-generation pedigree family tree in Microsoft Excel. A five-generation tree goes back to sixteen great-great-grandparents. The challenge is how to get five generations to fit on a single printed page. The solution is to use the pedigree layout. If you’re too busy for the twenty steps in this … Read more

Create A Simple 3-Generation Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

This tutorial takes you step-by-step through creating a simple three-generation family tree in Microsoft Excel. This type of tree is a great project for school or as a gift from children to grandparents. Our tips and tricks will help you avoid fiddling endlessly with dragging lines and positioning pictures in Excel. If you want more … Read more

How To Get Adoption Records In Ohio

Were you born in Ohio and adopted inside or outside the state? It used to be very difficult for adoptees to get access to their adoption records in Ohio. However, there were significant changes in recent years that have opened access to adoption files that include your original birth certificate. This article explains the background … Read more