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Growing a tree? Ownership is key

Since last month’s column on FamilySearch.org and the method to submit your family tree, I have learned a few things. When you go into the site, you have to start by creating yourself on your tree. Then you add your parents. Then you add your grandparents, and so on. Each time you add a name, there is a button that reads “check for duplicates.” Click that, just to be sure that the person is not already in the tree. It is possible that another relative started with their grandparents and is adding all the descendants, and might have entered a …

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