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Add New Family Group Sheet

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New Record

Add a New Family Group Sheet

  1. Go to Top Menu and select "Manage My Collection" and then "Family Group Sheet Builder".

  2. Enter the information in the boxes for the individual.  

  3. Follow the prompts to add a spouse and parents.  

  4. Follow the prompts and add to Surname Registry.

Add New Source

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New Record

Add New Source

  1.  At the top of page go to menu and select "Manage My Collection", then "Source Builder".  

  2.  On the Source Builder page, enter information and click on the green button, "Submit New Source".

  3. To cite the source to a specific Family Group Sheet, use the Family Group Sheet Editor.

Add Surname

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New Record

Add or Register New Surname

Add or register a new surname by following these steps:

  1. Build a Family Group Sheet for the progenitor of the family.  This would be the person in the family line that has the earliest birthdate or is the furthest back ancestor you have found so far.  Don't worry, if you find an earlier ancestor, you can change the progenitor later.

  2. Go to Manage my Collections on the menu at the top of any page.  Select Surname Registry.  ---You can also select the button near the top that says "Add Surname".

  3. Enter the last name (surname) of the family in the "Enter New Surname" box.

  4. Enter the name of the progenitor in the filter box to find the progenitor's name in the table below it.

  5. Click on the progenitor's row in the table.

  6. Add an image associated with this surname.  You do not have to add an image.  You can also add this later.

  7. Add a link to an external website if you want.  

  8. Click the "Add New Surname" Button once you have completed the Surname Registry Form.  


Update Family Group Sheet

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Update Record

Update an existing Family Group Sheet

To update a Family Group Sheet, you must be on the Family Group Sheet.  

  1. On the right, click on "Editor".  

  2. Make any changes and click the corresponding green Submit Button.  

Update Source

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Update Record

Update a Source

To change information on a source follow these steps:

  1. Go to "Manage My Collections in the menu at the top of the page.  Select, "Source Editor".

  2. Go to the Table at the bottom of the page.  Find the source you would like to update and click its row.

  3.  Complete what you would like to update the form.  

  4. Click on the "Submit Update" button.

Update Surname

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Update Record

Add or Register New Surname

Add or register a new surname by following these steps:

  1. Build a Family Group Sheet for the progenitor of the family.  This would be the person in the family line that has the earliest birthdate or is the furthest back ancestor you have found so far.  Don't worry, if you find an earlier ancestor, you can change the progenitor later.

  2. Go to Manage my Collections on the menu at the top of any page.  Select Surname Registry.  ---You can also select the button near the top that says "Add Surname".

  3. Enter the last name (surname) of the family in the "Enter New Surname" box.

  4. Enter the name of the progenitor in the filter box to find the progenitor's name in the table below it.

  5. Click on the progenitor's row in the table.

  6. Add an image associated with this surname.  You do not have to add an image.  You can also add this later.

  7. Add a link to an external website if you want.  

  8. Click the "Add New Surname" Button once you have completed the Surname Registry Form.