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Your Genealogy Community

WeRelate is a free public-service wiki for genealogy sponsored by the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy in partnership with the Allen County Public Library. We are the world's largest genealogy wiki with pages for over 1,800,000 people and growing.

WeRelate is currently in beta. It is supported by volunteers and your tax-deductible donations.

WeRelate is different from most family tree websites. We take a shared approach to genealogy. By contributing to WeRelate you are helping to build a unified family tree containing the best information from all contributors.

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Featured page

Gov. William Bradford (1589/90-1657), Plymouth Colony

This week, WeRelate looks at the Person Page of William Bradford, christened 19 March 1589/90 in Austerfield, Yorkshire, England, son of William Bradford (1559-1591) and his wife Alice Hanson (1562-1597). Bradford was an English Separatist leader in Leiden, Holland and in Plymouth Colony was a signatory to the "Mayflower Compact". He served as Plymouth Colony Governor five times covering about thirty years between 1621 and 1657. His journal, Of Plymouth Plantation, covering the period from 1620 to 1657 in Plymouth Colony is an important historic document. Bradford and the other Mayvlower Passengers set sail for England on July 22, 1620 and after many trials, they set sail for Plymouth, Massachusetts on the Mayflower, reaching Cape Cod harbor the following November. While they were at anchor and William was off the vessel, his first wife Dorothea [May] fell overboard and was drowned, on December 9, 1620. He married second, Alice Carpehter in 1623. In America, soon after the death of then Plymouth Gov. Carver, William was elected governor of the colony, which he held by annual election until his death in May of 1657. This Person Page, is a good example of the type of Person Page that you can add to WeRelate for your ancestors. (learn more...)
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  1. Go to http://maps.google.com
  2. Click on "My Places"
  3. Create a new map, add the placemarks, and click "Done"
  4. Click on the "Link" icon in the upper-right corner of the My Places screen
  5. You may choose to Customize and preview your embedded map at this point
  6. Copy the link under Paste link in email or IM; do not copy the HTML under "Paste HTML to embed in website."
  7. Go to any WeRelate page and paste the link between googlemap tags like this: <googlemap>the link you copied from Google</googlemap>

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