How to Create a New Tree on FamilySearch- Mac & Windows

Create a New Tree on FamilySearch

In this blog, You will learn about How to Create a New tree on FamilySearch on Mac & Windows. If you Need any help Chat With our Experts.

FTM 2019 allows you to download a branch of the FamilySearch Family Tree to your computer to create a new Family Tree Maker tree.

All individuals in your new FTM tree will get match to the same individuals in the FamilySearch Family Tree.

This means that you will not have to search for these people on FamilySearch each time, and FamilySearch hints to historical records about these individuals will appear in Family Tree Maker.

Creating a New Tree from FamilySearch in FTM 2019 for Mac

  • Log into FamilySearch in FTM 2019.
  • Click the Plan button on the main toolbar to open the Plan workspace.
  • On the New Tree tab, click Download a Tree from FamilySearch.
  • Set a home person for the new FTM tree.
  • Select Me if you want the home person to be you – the FamilySearch person associated with the account you are log in to in Family Tree Maker / select Person ID and then enter the relevant FamilySearch Person ID if you want it to be someone else.
  • In the Number of ancestor generations and Number of descendant generations fields, specify how generations of ancestors and descendants of the home person will include in your new tree.
  • If you want to include the descendants of each ancestor as well, make sure they Include option you select and enter a number in the generations of ancestors’ descendants’ field. For example, if you choose one generation of descendants, the immediate children of each ancestor will include. Choosing two generations of descendants will include the children and grandchildren of each ancestor, and so on. If you want to include only ancestors in direct ascending line from the home person, leave the choice unselected.
  • If necessary, change the tree file’s name in the New tree name field.
  • By default, your tree file will save to a Family Tree Maker folder found in your Documents folder.
  • If you want to save the tree file to another folder, click New Tree Location.
  • Click Continue.

  FamilySearch in FTM 2019 for Windows

  • Make sure you are log in to FamilySearch in FTM 2019.
  • Click the Plan button on the main toolbar to open the Plan workspace.
  • On the New Tree tab, click Download a Tree from FamilySearch.
  • Set a home person for the new FTM tree. Select Me if you want the home person to be you (the FamilySearch person associated with the account you are log in to in Family Tree Maker) or select Person ID and then enter the relevant FamilySearch Person ID if you want it to be someone else.
  • In the Number of ancestor generations and Number of descendant generations fields, specify how generations of ancestors and descendants of the home person will include in your new tree.
  • If you want to include the descendants of each ancestor as well, make sure they Include ancestors’ descendants’ choice selects and enter a number in the Generations of descendants to include field.
  • For example, if you choose one generation of descendants, the immediate children of each ancestor will include.
  • Choosing two generations of descendants will include the children and grandchildren of each ancestor, and so on.
  • If you want to include only ancestors in direct ascending line from the home person, leave the choice unselected.
  • If necessary, change the tree file’s name in the New tree name field.
  • By default, your tree file will save to a Family Tree Maker folder found in your Documents folder. If you want to save the tree file to another folder, click File Location.
  • Click Continue.

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