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How to Edit Your Ancestors’ Details in Your Family Tree

As you research your ancestors and discover your roots, your family tree is going to get larger and larger.’s advanced system can do some of this automatically (the wonders of computers!), but some of the time you will want to add information to your family tree yourself. Or you might find that dates for births and deaths that you thought were correct are actually wrong. In this case, you simply need to edit your family tree. Changing details for your ancestors in your family tree isn’t difficult if you know what to do. Again, this is one of those things that is much easier to show than tell, so go ahead and view the video below for instructions on how to edit your family tree.

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