Family Tree Planner articles

Family Tree Planner is full of helpful articles to assist you as you journey back through your family’s history.

Many people find the process of building their family tree to be a hugely rewarding and fulfilling one.

The discoveries you may make about your ancestors and the lives they led may well fill you with pride at your family heritage.

Below are a list of the articles available as well as several other useful resources that can be found elsewhere online.

Family Tree Planner articles and guides

Begin searching your family history by speaking with older relatives

How to find out your ancestry using online databases

How to find your ancestors in online databases

Search your ancestry and create a timeline of events

Create your family tree using all information available

Creating your family tree – keep going back with fresh eyes

How to find your ancestors using Boolean searches

Don’t let your family search be derailed by the spelling of names

Finding your heritage – what’s in a name?

Find your origins using civil records – more than just birth, marriage and death certificates

Reliability of genealogy data varies by country

Religious records will be key as you search your family history

Useful resources elsewhere online