Genealogy Projects tagged with Big tree on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Connecting to the Big Tree

    Connecting to the Big Tree Last updated 20 June 2014 The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. However, there are Geni users who are not aware that they are part of the Big tree - or not part of the Big Tree. Nor do they know " how to " connect to the "Big Tree.". Geni.com calls it the World Family Tree; see this page for W...

  • Working sensibly - The ABC of merges, merging and linking profiles

    This project replaces the need to send out countless private messages to those users whom create duplicate profiles on a regular basis. Although it is written with predominantly the South African part of the big tree in mind, it would also be relevant for older profiles (before Anno 1600). The cornerstone of GENI is the single tree of Everyone. Individuals that would like to create their own ...

  • Working with the Big Tree

    The Big Tree (or World Tree) is Geni slang for the largest tree on Geni. New users, and even long-time users, are sometimes unsure about the differences between working in the Big Tree versus working in standalone trees. This page is intended to be a quick reference. If you don't find your answer here, look at the Geni Help pages or start a project discussion. Big Tree versus Standalone Tre...

  • Working with Relationships

    Some of the most common questions on Geni are about the relationship calculator. This project is designed to give an overview of the relationship calculator tool and answer some of the common questions about using it. This page is intended to be a quick reference. If you don't find your answer here, look at the Geni Help pages or start a project discussion. Simple Overview Geni's relation...

  • Launching Geni's Big Tree - A Retrospective

    Did you ever wonder how Geni got started and how we got all the way from there ... to here? The aim of this project is to recreate a picture of those heady halcyon days of heart-stopping all-nighters by the original hyper-charged Geni Cast team, and members whose vision, indomitable confidence, collaboration and faith created our Big Tree whose labyrinthian vines, roots, and pedigreed branc...

  • Adding non-related profiles to Geni.com using US Census-based data to grow our Big Tree

    In the project entitled "Let's build up the Jewish Genealogy Portal" , we have been discussing the possibility of adding Jewish profiles, in mass, by using US census data. There are a number of issues that may have to be overcome to utilize this data in the most efficient way.Since this is a general problem, not at all restricted to Jewish folks, I've decided to open up this as a separate proje...