Keeping track of all your trees
Updated 28 Jun 2020 – added an extra example tree at bottom of post and made both trees open in a new page.
After I logged off for the night, I started thinking of other ways one could use this multiple tree index tree and then it hit me.
One can use this method to have an easy access to multiple trees.
If you have more than one tree and you want to be able to acces them without having to sort through a long list of tree, why not have one tree to…
Oh, yes, my apologies to J. R. R. Tolkien “One tree to rule them all”
So I created a tree to show how it would be done.
Here is what your Index tree would look like.
and each one of the children would be a family tree you created or are working on.
You can decide which trees to put as children.
You would create a custom fact on the parent page to say what this tree was used for.
each child would have a link to their existing trees, so all you would have to do is click on the link and you would be at that tree.
To see the Ancestry dot com tree use this link:
Another example of a tree that uses the tree format to manage family tree collection.
I hope this gives you a new way of keeping track of all those trees you’ve created.
Jose from Clarkston, Michigan, USA