Saturday, August 12, 2023

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Your Pedigree Fan Chart

 Calling all Genea-Musings Fans:

It's Saturday Night again -

time for some more Genealogy Fun!!

Here is your assignment, should you decide to accept it (you ARE reading this, so I assume that you really want to play along - cue the Mission Impossible music!):

1)  Have you made a pedigree fan chart recently?  Show us yours!  How did you do it?  Which program did you use?

2)  Write your own blog post, or leave a comment on this post, or write something on Facebook.

Here's mine:

This is a fan chart created in RootsMagic 9 (Publish > All Reports and Charts > Fan Chart > choose number of generations and coloring).  I used 9 generations (back to 6th great-grandparents), and colored it by gender.

Here is my 12 generation fan chart (back to 9th great-grandparents) colored by gender.  RootsMagic doesn't provide names for generations 10 to 12:

I've spent 35 years trying to fill in all of the boxes!!!


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Lisa S. Gorrell said...

Great exercise. I needed to see where I could start researching next.

Linda Stufflebean said...

Here's mine:

Seeds to Tree said...

I love fan trees. I wrote about this in my blog a little while back. Here's a link

Teresa said...

I also love fan trees - here's my post: