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 19,962,925 profiles (5,199,221 with DNA test connections) edited by 606,600 genealogists from around the world.

New & Notable

Profile of the Week Profile Image Profile of the Week: American abolitionist and author Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896).

Profile of the Week Profile Image Last week: Irish-American actress and singer Maureen O'Hara (1920-2015).

Henry VIII New Connection Anchor: Henry VIII, King of England from 1509 to 1547.

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Topliss family. [more family history photos]

Member of the Week profile image Member of the Week: Caryl Ruckert enjoys Biography Builders challenges and is currently growing the Scots-Irish and Ulster Scots project. "I started my family tree at a subscription site and I really wasted so much time chasing wild geese. ... The tools available and the members at WikiTree make me a better genealogist."

Member of the Week profile image Last week: Australia Project, Global Cemeteries, and German Roots project member Kylie Haese. "I am Project Coordinator for the Oceania cemeteries team for Global Cemeteries ... I am quite passionate about making graves easily accessible to family researchers." [more genealogists]

Community Clean-Up Challenge Clean-Up Challenge: Correct problems in marriage data.

"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