Family tree maker
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How to make a family tree online using Lucidchart
Research your ancestry and organize your family history research to be added into your family tree. Include specific information for each person, like names, dates, pictures, and geographic locations.
Start from scratch or choose a family tree template to modify
Customize a template or create your own family tree by dragging shapes onto the canvas for each family member. Click the shapes to add or modify text and information displayed for each family member.
Use lines to show connections betwen family members
Use lines and text to depict connections between family members as you build out generations. You can format the overall styles, colors, thickness, and end points of your lines to designate different types of relationships.
Collaborate with family members
Fill in historical gaps and ensure your family tree is accurate by collaborating with other family members. They can leave comments or edit the diagram in real time for immediate feedback.
Share and present your family tree
Give your family members a chance to reflect on their genealogy by sharing your family tree chart via email or published link, or even embed it on the family website for widespread viewing.