Covid update 24 Aug 2021:
Although in theory Wellington MAY be out of level 4 lockdown by midnight Friday 27th, it seems unlikely we’ll go down to level 2 or lower.
So the August Online tree session on WikiTree will be held via Zoom, same times, free to members.
Pre-registration required – either respond to the email about to be sent, or use the contact us form above
Two-monthly user group on Online Trees
Last Saturday of the month starting February
Afternoons from 1:30 for 1:45-3:45pm
(Library closes 4pm).
Paraparaumu Library meeting room
(to right of main entrance through the Artspace)
$3 for rental/refreshments please
Have you wondered what at an online tree can do for you?
Or if you are using tree x to best advantage?
Of if there was a way to make sure you had a good copy of your online tree or research safely backed up elsewhere?
Wifi available – bring plug box if you need to connect to power.
Bring your device if you want to work along as we answer questions on how to do xyz.
Feb 27th: Ancestry (with or without FamilyTreeMaker)
Apr 24th: MyHeritage (with or without FamilyTreeBuilder)
Jun 26th: FamilySearch family tree
Aug 28th: WikiTree
Oct 30th: “Taking it with you”
ie apps for your mobile or tablet with your family tree at your finger tips, online or not.
Intended audience/notes about the sites:
For users, or intending users, of the main online trees and the software for your computer that is designed to work with them (or independently):
Ancestry online trees – free, subscription required to view source collections
Genealogy software that can be used in conjunction FamilyTreeMaker or RootsMagic (both run on Windows or Mac)
MyHeritage online trees – free (up to 250 people), subscription required for larger trees and source collections
and / or the companion FamilyTreeBuilder (free software runs on Windows or Mac)
FamilySearch online collaborative tree, free.
WikiTree – online collaborative tree, free
Most of the above online trees also have apps for your mobile device.
If you use any of the above and would like to help out with any of the sessions, please contact Lorna (04) 293 7771