Saturday, November 27, 2021

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- -- Your Genealogy Database Statistics

It's Saturday Night - 

Time for more Genealogy Fun! 

 Your mission, should you decide to accept it (cue the Mission Impossible! music) is to: 

1)  If you have your family tree research in a Genealogy Management Program (GMP), whether a computer software program or an online family tree, figure out how to find how many persons, places, sources, etc. are in your database (hint:  the Help button is your friend!)

2)  Tell us which GMP you use, and how many persons, places, sources, etc. are in your database(s) today in a blog post of your own, in a comment to this blog post, or in a Facebook comment.

NOTE:  WE last did this in August 2017.

Here's mine:

I use RootsMagic 8.1 at present for my Genealogy Management Program of choice. In Home > File Properties this panel popped up:

The information in this window says my current database has:

*  People: 67,395
*  Families:  27,232
*  Events: 212,367
*  Alternate names: 13,444
*  Places: 17,438
*  Sources: 2,150
*  Citations: 143,478
*  Repositories: 104
*  Multimedia items: 1,630
*  Multimedia links: 3,211
*  Addresses: 10
*  Tasks: 299

If I do this in other programs, the process is:

*  Family Tree Maker 2019 (and earlier):  in "Plan" Workspace, click "More" button
*  Legacy Family Tree 9: Help > General Information
*  Ancestry Member Tree:  Select your tree, then click on "Tree Pages," and select "Tree Overview."
*  MyHeritage Tree:  Click on "Go to Family Stats" on your home page.

While I use each of these programs, the only program files that are "up-to-date" are my RootsMagic 8 database and an Ancestry Member Tree TreeShared with my RootsMagic database.  


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ByAPearl said...

My database statistics can be found at:

Janice M. Sellers said...

Most of my statistics make sense.

Lisa S. Gorrell said...

My take on RootsMagic.

Linda Stufflebean said...

Here's mine. Given that I only made a half-hearted attempt with source citation templates, I am surprised by those statistics.

D. Taylor said...

Hi. I use Family Tree Maker 2019 for Mac.

• People: 8,055
• Marriages: 2,541
• Facts: 38,098
• Alternate names: 103
• Places: 1,769
• Sources: 984
• Citations: 2,749
• Repositories: 47
• Multimedia items: 1,405
• Multimedia links: 0
• Addresses: 6
• Tasks: 40