How do I add someone to my tree?

Adding relatives to your family tree is fast and easy on Geni. Follow these steps to add a relative to the tree.

Flash Tree

View your family tree and click the yellow arrows on the nodes. 

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The top arrows add Father or Mother. The side arrows add Siblings or Spouses/Partners. The bottom arrows add Son or Daughter.

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 You can also add a person's entire immediate family at once.
  1. To do so, click "More" one the person's node. 

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  2. Select “Add Immediate Family”  

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  3. Here you can add multiple parents, siblings, spouses, and children along with details of each person in one simple step.

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If you are using the pedigree view, you can click on "Add This Person" to add parents.

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Or click on the yellow + to add more relatives.

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HTML Tree

In the HTML version of the tree, click on the + at the bottom of the node.

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Then select the relationship you would like to add to the tree.

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Profiles can also be added from the side panel. Just click on a node to reveal the side panel and select "Add."

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In the pedigree view, click on the yellow + to add new profiles to the tree.

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You can add parents, siblings, partners, and children.

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If you are on a mobile device, tap on the node to reveal the profile panel and tap "Add."

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Then select which relative you would like to add.

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Profile Page

Family members may also be added from the person's profile page. Simply click "Add Family" in the Immediate Family section of the profile.

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Updated: May 28, 2020

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