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Genealogy Blog

22 December 2014

GeneaNet Wish You a Merry Christmas!

We wish you a very Merry Christmas!

Have a great time with your family and friends.

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8 December 2014

The Ring of Remembrance: The Names of 579,606 Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives During World War I

The Ring of Remembrance has been inaugurated by French president François Hollande on November 11, 2014 to pay tribute to those who died in northern France during World War I. The names of 579,606 soldiers are presented without any reference to nationality.

Geneanet offers to find your ancestors: the 500 sheets of bronzed stainless steel have been photographed and all the names have been indexed.

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1 December 2014

Some New Useful Sections on Your Geneanet Home Page

Some new useful sections have been added to your Geneanet home page.

Depending on the number of individuals in your family tree, one of these new sections offers different kind of tools to help you build your family tree.

Another new section invites you to index our collection of headstones and memorials, and another one shows recently added archive and pictures to the Geneanet database.

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25 November 2014

The New Geneanet Website Will Be Formally Launched on December 1, 2014

As of December 1, 2014, find the new Geneanet website at www.geneanet.org.

The old website will be discontinued and the address www.geneanet.info will not be available anymore.

This new version will help us to develop new, simple and effective services and options, and to help you grow your family tree.

IMPORTANT: Geneanet will be down for maintenance on December 1, 2014 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm (Paris, France, Time Zone)


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24 November 2014

Upload Family Pictures To Your Geneanet Family Tree

If you have family pictures, you can upload them to your Geneanet family tree to make it more attractive. It's free and easy.

And you can kill two birds with one stone by uploading your family pictures to your Geneanet family tree as that will also backup your files!

So, it's now time to get that shoebox filled with old family pictures and to turn them into digital files...

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18 November 2014

'GeneaGraves Weekend': Thanks To All of You!

Last weekend, Geneanet has invited you to take pictures of graves to formally launch the GeneaGraves mobile app. You were there and we thank you very much!

All these pictures and indexes will be freely available for all fellow genealogists.

Here are some statistics about these two days dedicated to the preservation of our heritage.

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17 November 2014

The GeneaNet 'Email Alert by Individual'

GeneaNet has a powerful feature called 'Email Alert by Individual'.

Premium members can receive accurate emails with the latest entries by name (with name variants), by first name (with name variants), by place, by year, by occupation and by spouse.

These Email Alerts can be automatically generated from your GeneaNet family tree!

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10 November 2014

Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' on November 15-16, 2014

A few weeks ago, Geneanet has launched the GeneaGraves mobile app for Android and iOS. With this app, you can easily take pictures of graves and upload them into Geneanet. Then, these pictures are free for every Geneanet member.

Pictures can also be attached to any person in the Geneanet family tree. That show our involvement in the free and collaborative genealogy.

To formally launch this new service, we will organise the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' for all of our members worldwide. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery!

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31 October 2014

Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' on November 15-16, 2014

A few weeks ago, Geneanet has launched the GeneaGraves mobile app for Android and iOS. With this app, you can easily take pictures of graves and upload them into Geneanet. Then, these pictures are free for every Geneanet member.

Pictures can also be attached to any person in the Geneanet family tree. That show our involvement in the free and collaborative genealogy.

To formally launch this new service, we will organise the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' for all of our members worldwide. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery!

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24 October 2014

The New Geneanet Website Has Been Released

For the last 12 months, we have been working hard to build a new, simpler and clearer Geneanet website.

Based on collaboration and sharing, the Geneanet spirit has been enhanced. Of course, we have heard suggestions and concerns from our members worldwide.​

Today, we are pleased to announce the new version of Geneanet.

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22 October 2014

GeneaNet: Download And Print A Very Attractive Ancestry Chart For Free!

On GeneaNet, you can download (in PDF) and print a very attractive ancestry chart for free!

There are 7 themes available and you can change the content: font, date format, on a single page/on multiple pages, etc.

Offer a beautiful ancestry chart to your family and friends!

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13 October 2014

Sponsor a Friend or Family Member, and Get a Club Privilege Extra Month Free

On Geneanet, you can sponsor a friend or family member, and get a Club Privilege extra month free!

Select the 'Contacts > Sponsor a friend or family member' item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen.

Enter the Geneanet username of the persons you want to sponsor (click here to search the username of a member by name).

When you have sent 5 invitations, you must wait for them to be accepted or to expire (45 days) to gain new sponsor rights.

Sponsored persons will be invited to try the Geneanet Club Privilege free for one month.

If they subscribe to the Club Privilege during the free trial, the remaining free weeks will be added to their 1-year or 2-year membership, and you will get an extra month free!

>>> CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE GENEANET CLUB PRIVILEGE <<<

6 October 2014

Match Your GeneaNet Family Tree

Club Privilege members can automatically match their family tree with the entire GeneaNet database. This feature automatically searches for new ancestors in your family tree.

Match your family tree with just one click or select the Advanced mode to get full access to all settings.

Non-Club Privilege members can automatically match last name & place (not the first name) in their family tree with the entire GeneaNet database.

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29 September 2014

New: Take Pictures of Cemeteries with GeneaGraves, the New Geneanet Mobile App for Android

Cemeteries are one of the most important resources for genealogists, and we must capture cemetery headstones before they are lost. Join the GeneaGraves project!

Upload your pictures to Geneanet with a wifi access point. Then, index the name of the persons listed on the gravestones with the help of other Geneanet members.

Download the GeneaGraves app and photograph gravestones from a cemetery. It's free and easy!



GeneaGraves will come out soon for iOS.

22 September 2014

New: Edit Your Geneanet Family Tree on Your Mobile and Your Tablet

Geneanet offers to edit your family tree on your mobile and your tablet.

This app is designed to view your GeneaNet family tree wherever you go so your can show your data and pictures to your family and friends.

Now, you can also edit your family tree on your mobile and your tablet.

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