• the origin and provenance of family keepsakes and heirlooms
• a short vignette or memoir of a significant event in an ancestor’s life
• narrative detail to help untangle a complex genealogical puzzle
• the founding, development and highlights of a family business
• the chain of ownership for a long-time family farm or homestead
A link lets you share the story with family and friends. Treelines is designed to help you tell stories, but it’s also a useful collaborative tool for building a family history. Invite a research buddy to join you and work together to develop an illustrated narrative or untangle a tricky family relationship.