Welcome to The Free Family Tree, growing stronger since 2008.
  1. Together we're growing an accurate single family tree using DNA and traditional genealogical sources.
  2. Privacy controls enable us to integrate modern family history.
  3. Extraordinary protections ensure that our shared tree will never be lost.
  4. Everything is 100% free including many benefits for genealogists who sign our Honor Code.
Our tree includes 24,604,486 profiles (7,220,726 with DNA test connections) edited by 739,076 genealogists from around the world.

New & Notable

Peter Falk profile image Profile of the Week: Peter Falk, TV's "Columbo," born 16 September 1927. Which film or TV detective are you most closely connected to?

William Bligh profile image Last week: Royal Navy Vice Admiral William Bligh, born 9 September 1754.

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: "Hey, it's MY birthday!" uploaded by Jaki Erdoes. [more family history photos]

Terri Swift Member of the Week: Terri Swift helps review lines from Gateway Ancestors to the Surety Barons for the Magna Carta Project. She also leads the 5-Star Profile Improvement Team for the Germany Project and recently joined the new Medieval Project.

Mary Gorman Last week: Mary Gorman coordinates a Gorman Name Study, participates in the Australia Project, and helps protect our tree as a Ranger.

"I would encourage you to participate in projects. It is rewarding working with other members and can give you a group to bounce ideas off and learn from."

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"It's been wonderful to experience how collaborative genealogy in WikiTree makes all of us better genealogists. Collaboration on our shared ancestors encourages us to share information and to hold each other to high standards." Ellen Smith
member since 2014