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115,269 new individual merges!
43,161 new individual hints!
45,703 new family merges!
12,232 new family hints!
124 average individual merges per group
28 average individual hints per group
38 average family merges per group
4 average family hints per group
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New OneGreatFamily Search and Genealogy Surname Index!
OneGreatFamily is excited to announce that we have just made searching for your ancestors even easier! The search result pages that appear from our Genealogy Surname Index and index of unique names are better organized, easier to read, and offer more links to direct you to other helpful information. So, visit our home page now and let OneGreatFamily start searching for you!
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How has OneGreatFamily made it easier to search for my ancestors?
by Chelsea Beattie - Marketing Manager
OneGreatFamily now offers improved search functionality that makes
finding your ancestors even easier than before! Like other services, you can search for one ancestor at a time. But unlike other service, you can also
let us search for ALL of your ancestors all the time!
To start your search, all it takes is one easy
step of entering in your surname in our "surname search" box, or a
first and last name in our "unique names" search box. Your search results now contain more information
in an easy-to-read format. We provide information such as statistics
on your name specified, population estimates based on your surname, and the option to find alternate spellings. The search results also include dates, places, and the names of parents, when they are available.
Everything you need to access is now available through one page. If
your desired name is found, you can click on the name to view a complete genealogy or to view available biography, multimedia
items, notes, and citations. If your desired information does not appear
on our search result pages, you can broaded or narrow your search. OneGreatFamily tries to always provide a link to direct
you to the records you need. The search results page also provides a form for you to start searching for ALL of your ancestors. Start by entering your name to build your family tree or by uploading a GEDCOM
file. OneGreatFamily will then start finding ALL
your ancestors for you right away!
With OneGreatFamily there is always a resource or tool to help you extend your genealogy. OneGreatFamily can help you break through brick walls or verify research through collaboration with others. Remember, our core service is to continuously search the Human Family Tree to find new additions for your family tree. The search and Genealogy Surname Index are there for your use; however, we recommend that you let us do the searching for you!
With OneGreatFamily there is no limit to how far your family tree can grow. Stop searching through thousands of databases with billions of names and let OneGreatFamily.com find your ancestors for you!
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The following experience demonstrates how OneGreatFamily can lead to remarkable discoveries about family relationships:
I am the mother of 3 and had a ruptured appendix last summer just the week before we were going to see my husband's family.
- Mrs. Victoria Fahringer
We had always thought that my husband's family was just a few households of mostly older people remaining. I had hoped to someday make a family tree to preserve what there was of our history. A few names that my husband's father remembered were all I had to start with, as his father died when he was very small and his mother kept few family ties to them.
I was so happy to have survived that I determined to get serious about this project while I was recuperating.
I was amazed at the progress made once I joined One Great Family. The information I found also reshaped what we thought was the history of our family. So many interesting lives!
What was most unexpected though, was the impact of the research on a stranger.
An elderly lady in poor health visited our little church with her granddaughter. She thought that she and an older brother were about the last of their generation. They were orphaned and raised separately by relatives in distant states. The loss of family was very hard on her.
When we met, she told me that my name was also her grandmother's name, and some weeks later brought me papers her mother made for her, detailing all the family names, dates, relationships and places that she knew.
I copied it and then got to work. I found one woman from the early 1800s that led me to tie all the family together. Our family is huge! We had no idea!
Best of all, we both have something we have not had . . . family right near by. What a blessing!
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