AfricConnect™ Family Tree

We help make that possible with the AfricConnect Family Tree, the world's largest online family tree—home to information about more than 1.2 billion ancestors.

The AfricConnect offers users a free family tree template featuring multiple tree and fan chart views, timeline and mapping tools, record hints and research helps, and access to billions of online records.

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How to Start a Family Tree

Creating a family tree is free and easy.

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Step 1: Create a free account.

Not only will you be able to start your family tree, but creating an account gives you access to AfricConnect's online records and the Memories storage feature.

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Step 2: Add what you know about your family.

We recommend starting with the first four generations. Know that FamilySearch protects the privacy of living people—nobody else can see what you enter about yourself or other living family members.

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Step 3: Connect to AfricConnect vast database of information.

Once you add a deceased relative to the tree, FamilySearch will try to connect you to any information it has about that person in its database. If it finds a match, FamilySearch can auto populate information, saving you a lot of time!

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