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68,596 new individual merges!
32,225 new individual hints!
24,472 new family merges!
6,567 new family hints!
75 average individual merges per group
28 average individual hints per group
24 average family merges per group
2 average family hints per group
If you didn't receive a
GenMail telling you about new merges in your family tree, your tree
wasn't affected by this activity. You may want to add new
individuals or information to your family tree to improve the
likelihood of matches and merges taking place.
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Millions of new records every month!Between one and two million names
have been submitted to OneGreatFamily each month for several months.
Additionally, researchers add more than 1.5 million citations,
250,000 notes, and tens of thousands of new sources each month.
Those who use OneGreatFamily also share hundreds of new photos and
other multimedia files on a monthly basis. This growth assures you
that more information will be available for more of your ancestors
over time. The ultimate goal of OneGreatFamily is to help each
customer find ALL of his or her ancestors and learn as much as
possible about them.
you find ALL your ancestors!
But the growth in names and data
available at OneGreatFamily.com is only part of the story. The
hundreds of thousands of people who use OneGreatFamily each month
also help achieve this goal through ongoing collaboration. New
records let OneGreatFamily identify where ancestral lines intersect
and converge. Where common ancestors are found, relationships
between researchers can also be identified. These relationships
between researchers allow for further collaboration and further
growth in the common ancestral tree that is
Please look for new opportunities to make
additional contributions to OneGreatFamiliy as you make new
genealogical discoveries. You never know how many other people will
benefit from your contributions to
OneGreatFamily is grateful to its solid
subscriber base for helping to finance the continued growth and
development of this remarkable service. We encourage you to visit
OneGreatFamily often to further your research and make new
connections to the work that others have already done.
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How does OneGreatFamily compare with other
products?People have asked us in the past what makes
OneGreatFamily unique. They have also asked us a similar question,
which is how OneGreatFamily compares against other genealogy
products. OneGreatFamily provides an enormous amount of value
because it successfully combines three products into one.
OneGreatFamily is an online database of lineage-linked data, a
genealogy records management software program, and a collaborative
environment for sharing and working on family history. The following
is a list to consider when comparing OneGreatFamily against other
- OneGreatFamily is creating a combined database for the
Last week's newsletter discussed the benefits of
tying family trees together. These benefits include the removal
of duplicate records, easily identifying others who are
researching your family lines, discovering how you are related
to other researchers, tracing collateral family lines, seeing
how you are related to famous relatives, and gaining instant
access to updates, conflicts and new information on your
Other services will search multiple databases
for instances of a name, but no other service makes finding
information on your ancestors easier by matching and merging
- OneGreatFamily is searching for ALL of your ancestors ALL
Some family tree programs and online services search
for matches in their databases based on names and dates, but
only OneGreatFamily searches for ALL of your ancestors ALL the
time. Other programs require you to enter names and dates of
specific ancestors or require you to be using their software at
the time potential matches are found. OneGreatFamily, on the
other hand, is always searching for any possible matches based
on the individuals and families in your family tree
OneGreatFamily only notifies you when matches have been found
for YOUR ancestors (not just anyone with the same
- OneGreatFamily does not sell your family tree
OneGreatFamily sells a subscription service to
provide users with a system that matches and merges their family
trees and provides new opportunities for collaboration. You can
search OneGreatFamily and submit your own family tree for free.
A subscription is only requred to access the features that
provide additional value by saving you time and effort in
researching your family tree. Free services that provide you
with access to millions of names in family trees do llittle to
add value to the data provided. Other services actually charge
people to access family trees that have been freely submitted.
They charge access fees to search their family tree databases or
sell the records on CD-ROMs. Many people who have purchase
family trees on CD-ROMs express dismay when they realize they
have actually purchased the very same data they
- OneGreatFamily is a living, dynamic family tree that is
OneGreatFamily is continuously updated by thousands of
subscribers. Everyone who uses OneGreatFamily is working on a
shared database, but enjoys the beneifit of seeing the family
tree from his or her own perspective. Any additions or changes
in OneGreatFamily can be seen instantaneously by everyone around
the world without any waiting or additional processing. While
working on your family tree in OneGreatFamily, you may suddenly
receive a notificaiton that new ancestors have been added to
YOUR family tree.
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I'm sure I have more ancestors on OneGreatFamily, but
all of my lines seem to stop at the seventh generation. What can I
do?To change this preference, follow these simple instructions:
- Choose your group and launch the Genealogy Browser
- Select "User Preferences..." from the File Menu
- Select "Settings" and increase the Max Generations setting to
a higher value - up to 512! (You will want to be careful with this
setting, since each generation will take more time to display.)
- Click the "OK" button
- Make sure the temporarily limit Starfield icon (located in the
toolbar in the Genealogy Browser above the Starfield) is not
After changing this preference, you may have to wait some time
for the Starfield to build. The time you will wait depends on the
number of generations you choose to display and the amount
information available at OneGreatFamily.
Everyone can see
the size and shape of their family tree on OneGreatFamily; however,
only subscribers will be able to see the names of anyone who has
been added to their family trees through the matching and merging
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