How can I view the entire family tree including former spouses with their children?

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Hi All,

   How can I view the entire family tree including former spouses with their children? I have a former spouse (with whom I had one child) and a current spouse (with whom I have had 2 children. My great grandfather is the same...2 spouses, different children with each.
in Genealogy Help by William Cook G2G Crew (310 points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

2 Answers

+6 votes
graphical trees with multiple spouses and children can be difficult to display properly -- as well as the fact that they can grow wildly out of control really fast.

its possible to do, but not easy to do well.

I don't believe WikiTree has any such mechanism currently.
by Dennis Wheeler G2G6 Pilot (536k points)
+3 votes
The Descendants chart here can show you all of a person's children, including multiple spouses, but it won't show the spouse's children with other partners. Here's the chart for one of your great grandfathers: https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Cook-Descendants-21968

PS - And I see from https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Cook-Descendants-21966 that that kind of chart doesn't tell which spouse was the parent of which children.
by Ellen Smith G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)

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