Genealogy Blog

24 February 2014

New, Effective and User-Friendly Geneanet Family Tree Software

We are proud to release a new family tree software. It's not only faster and easier to use, but it's also more effective in ways that our users have been requesting.

And you know what? It's free!

Add individuals, families and facts, upload family pictures and archival records. Geneanet offers a new family tree experience to help you build your family history.

Take some time to try it!

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17 February 2014

Geneanet at RootsTech 2014

RootsTech is a family history and technology conference and trade show held annually in the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Last week, some Geneanet folks were at RootsTech for the first time.

They visited the very impressive Family History Library, they attended conferences, they have talked with other managers and leaders, and they discovered innovative products: storytelling, mobile genealogy, multimedia, social networking, etc.

A motivating and inspiring experience for Geneanet!

Here are some pictures about Geneanet at RootsTech 2014.

10 February 2014

In 2014, Geneanet Is Changing With You!

Expert genealogists, beginners and curious are increasingly using Geneanet. There are lots of ways to do genealogy research and as many solutions to be found to make Geneanet useful for everyone.

Family trees are growing, more and more data and pictures are available, and sharing is getting easier. This is great for all genealogists and it's a real satisfaction for Geneanet to make it possible!

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3 February 2014

The GeneaNet Charts, Lists and Reports

GeneaNet offers many tools to print your family tree.

You can print some very attractive family trees, and some ascending or descending charts lists and reports for free.

And you can do the same when browsing the family tree of any GeneaNet member!

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27 January 2014

Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial Tombstones Available on GeneaNet

Do you have ancestors and relatives who died during both World Wars?

Tombstones of the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial have been pictured by volunteer members and are now free to browse and search on GeneaNet!

Click here to access this new collection.

If you want to join the Collaborative Indexing Project, please click the 'Click here to add some Listed Persons' link below any picture of tombstone.

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20 January 2014

Are You Sure That You Don't Have Any Errors In Your Family Tree?

Are you sure that you don't have any errors in your family tree?

No individual whose date of marriage is later than date of death? No woman whose date of death is before the date of birth of their child?

GeneaNet offers Club Privilege members to automatically and instantly check their family tree for errors.

And you may be surprised!

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18 January 2014

GeneaNet Ranks #7 on Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2014

GenealogyInTime Magazine has released the 2014 list of the Top 100 Genealogy Websites from around the world. The list is the end product of an extensive and exhaustive evaluation of thousands of genealogy websites. It is the most comprehensive list available on the genealogy industry.

GeneaNet ranks #7 (GeneaNet was ranked #8 last year).

We thank all of our members for their support and we will continue to develop tools and services to improve your genealogy research.

Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2014

13 January 2014

How To Start Your Family History

So you have decided to start your family history. Good idea!

The first task is to collect basic information about your close family members.

Ask your relatives about names, dates and places, photograph or scan family pictures and papers, and search online databases.

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6 January 2014

Top 10 GeneaNet Blog Posts of 2013

GeneaNet wish you a Happy New Year!

2013 has gone by. It was a great year for genealogy and for GeneaNet.

In its 17th year, GeneaNet has evolved to help genealogists with their family history research, to provide more effective tools and to reach as many people as possible.

As we look towards the new year, let's take a moment to have a look to the top 10 GeneaNet blog posts of 2013.

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2 January 2014

GeneaNet wish you a Happy New Year!

We wish you a Happy New Year!

Many thanks to all of you for supporting GeneaNet!

Now, it's time to set some genealogy goals for the upcoming year and we hope that 2014 will bring you many new ancestors and lost relatives!

30 December 2013

Upload and Share Indexes on GeneaNet

Sharing information is second nature to most genealogists and GeneaNet lets you easily upload and share your indexex of birth, baptism, marriage, death, burial, census, etc. to help other genealogists with their research.

Indexes are your property and you can remove them at any time.

You can also search and browse indexes uploaded by other GeneaNet members.

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23 December 2013

Search and Browse the GeneaNet Archival Registers

On GeneaNet, you can search and browse archival registers which have been uploaded and shared by members.

You can also index some archival registers to helping other members with their genealogy research and of course, you can upload and share your own archival registers.

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16 December 2013

Invite your Family and Friends To View their Ancestry on your GeneaNet Family Tree

You can give family and friends Access Rights to your GeneaNet family tree so they can view their ancestry.

When they will go to your family tree on their personal computer, their tablet or their mobile phone, they will be automatically redirected to their own page in your family tree.

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9 December 2013

Build Your GeneaNet Family Tree Template

GeneaNet offers to build your family tree template.

The template is divided into different sections as follows: Individual, Parents, Spouses and Children, Siblings, Family Link, Extended Family, Notes, Sources, and Family Tree Preview.

You can specify the information you want to be displayed in each section (Basic, Extended, Full, With Pictures) and you can choose a family tree preview theme (3-Generation Family Tree Chart, 3-Generation Family Tree Chart + Family pictures, 4-Generation Family Tree Chart (Vertical), 3-Generation Family Tree Chart (Horizontal)).

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2 December 2013

GeneaNet App for iOS and Android 2.1 Update Release

GeneaNet has updated their mobile genealogy app for iOS and Android.

This new version allows users to browse all the GeneaNet family trees for which they have 'Admin' or 'Guest' Access Rights.

Invite your family and friends to browse your family tree wherever they go!

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