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 24,863,413 profiles (7,335,860 with DNA test connections) edited by 746,512 genealogists from around the world.

New & Notable

Ray Bradbury Profile of the Week: Author Ray Bradbury. Which Mars science fiction author are you most closely connected to?

John JayRuth Bader Ginsburg Last week: First Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court John Jay. Which Supreme Court Justice are you most closely connected to? Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Antonin Scalia?

Alexander Hamilton Previously: American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Which historical figure portrayed in the musical Hamilton are you most closely connected to?

[more examples of profiles]

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: "Ron and Ray Rowland" uploaded by Ron Rowland. [more family history photos]

Kelsey Jackson Williams Member of the Week: Kelsey Jackson Williams leads the Baltic-German Team in the Germany Project.

"WikiTree is unique in offering the possibility of collaboration at a sufficiently scholarly level. ... for genuine and continuous improvement."

Last week: Australia Project member John Rosser. His favorite things about WikiTree:

  1. "I love that we're all working together towards building one accurate, well-sourced tree and that we're pooling our individual talents to help each other ...
  2. "WikiTree has the best balance between collaboration and privacy: it's not a choice between 'sharing everything' or 'sharing nothing'.
  3. "It is FREE."

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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