CHARTS, PHOTOS AND MAPS
Charting Companion for FamilySearch <www.progenygenealogy.com>
Family ChartMasters <familychartmasters.com>
Drawing on your FamilySearch Family Tree or your genealogy data and
Family Photoloom <www.photoloom.com/nfs.html>
TreeSeek (CreateFan) <www.treeseek.com>
BrowseHero and FamilyHero <www.muddyheroes.com>
This tool helps identify gaps and potential problems in your family tree so you can see where you need to do more research. It links to record collections on free and subscription sites that might have the information you need. Click to search the site using information in your FamilySearch Family Tree (subscription fees may apply).
WRITING AND SHARING FAMILY HISTORY
Legacy Stories <legacystories.org>
This site lets you bring your ancestors to life with photos, stories and oral histories. Record a narrative about family photos using your computer microphone. Link these talking slideshows, along with other audio and multimedia, to ancestors in your FamilySearch Family Tree. Similar to Facebook, Legacy Stories offers social networking features, so you can share your multimedia family history. The basic service is free. The pay version, starting at $5.95 a month, lets you organize your stories in multiple journals for different topics, such as Childhood or Military Service.
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