Creating a new tree

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Ok I have been working on Doust, Lundin, Cilliers who are all linked to my tree. Now I have been helping another Doust in England to find his family in the hopes that I will be able to link their branch to mine. I have not found the connection as yet, but I wish to add them to Wikitree. is this possible? If so how do I do it?
in Genealogy Help by Shaun Doust G2G6 Pilot (345k points)
Tim is correct, you don't have to connect them to anyone. Go to the Menu in the upper right of your screen and click 'Add' then 'New Person.'
Thank you Mindy, that was exactly what I was looking for. I found it now, "the add new person", and I have added the first one, now I will continue by adding his parents and then his ancestors.

Yay! I hope you find the results you are looking for with this new family smiley

Thanx yeh I hope so too, have managed to get to 2nd Great Grandparents all fully sourced. will continue to research after I have added the 4 generations, so excited!

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Just add in the profiles with sources as you normally do, checking they aren't on here already. They don't have to link to the main tree. They will form a small tree of their own at first but sooner or later someone  (might not be you) will find a connection to the big tree.

Tim
by Tim Partridge G2G6 Mach 3 (32.0k points)
selected by Shaun Doust
Thank you Tim for your awesome answer.
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This is cool, Shaun, you working wih someone else, taking time out from your own research. Kudos to you, buddy!
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)
Thanx Pip, I'm busy adding them to Wikitree and it is my family name so I am quite amped to dig up all that I can!
Keep us posted! We want to hear how it goes and when you finally make that connection.
Sure will Pip, almost done adding, then it"s research research, great fun!

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