There isn’t really a way to merge two people in different trees online. What you can do is merge two family trees. If you are really interested in trying to do that, let me just tell you that is a little complicated for online trees.
Firstly, you will have to export both your family trees to Family Tree Builder. Then you can use the export branch feature and export a specific branch from one family tree and then import in to another tree in the Family Tree Builder software.
To do this, go to Family Tree Builder and import the first GEDCOM file (or open your existing family tree project if this is your basis for the merge). Then import the second GEDCOM file, using the ‘File>Import Gedcom’ option in Family Tree Builder. A wizard will open, asking you to select the GEDCOM you wish to import. In the ‘Configuration’ page in this wizard, there is an ‘Output’ section, which gives you an option to merge the new GEDCOM file into the previous project. Choose the Merge option and complete the wizard. Please note, that if there are duplicate people in the two GEDCOM files, they will remain duplicates and will not be consolidated, you will need to delete the duplicates manually. We intend to provide more advanced features for merging GEDCOM files and consolidating duplicates, in the future.
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I don't know if anyone knows about this website but I think it's great. It helps find possible birthdays of just about anyone. It's
It is by NO MEANS accurate. And it can have WAY TOO many responses with common names but if you know the city, state, or zip code and time frame you can narrow it down. I have many "not so common" surnames in my tree so I have many responses with just one or two possibilities which makes it really easy to narrow down.
I seem to have a problem when it comes to getting info from my biological father about his father and mother because he doesn't know much about his mother's side of the family and didn't like his father hence doesn't know much about his father's side. What we do know is his father's name and birth state, his mother's name and birth date, and his father's father's name. How do I go about finding out the info when nobody in the family wants to talk about it and I don't have any money?
Sorry I just found this sight or I would have sent you help sooner. Go to your local library and find your local history books, old newpapers, cemeteries, churches, etc. Go to your Courthouse and go thru land deeds, estate wills, probates, etc. It is time consuming but everything but the copies of what you find are free. This is all assuming that they were from Greenville also. If not you will need to look in the counties they lived in. If you still come up blocked email me at email@example.com and I will see if I can find you a starting base. Barbara
Sorry I failed to mention this before but I am not from Greenville, SC. I simply lived there. I am back in Florida which is where I am from. I managed to get some info since the last time I posted here. I managed to get in touch with my grandma's niece and got info which led to uncovering my grandmother's side. Info on my grandfather's side was a little harder to dig up. First I had to pry the name of the county that my great grandfather died in. Then I had to call the two funeral homes in that county to get his wife's name and his wife's mother's name and his wife's father's name.