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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

Transcript Page: Reece and Dunn Family Letters, Indiana and Missouri, 1863-1878

This week, WeRelate looks at a Transcript Page, which provides transcriptions of twelve family letters from the Reece and Dunn families that descended to Basil Coffrin and were transcribed July 1979 by User:NedraBrill. These individual letters provide information about events in individual's lives. As a collection, the letters also provide a glimpse of how families maintained contact with each other, through writing and through visits. Early letters provide insight into people's feelings and differences of opinion during the American Civil War. Later letters provide insight into the migration process, as individuals discuss moving and then move (or not). Many letters hint at health problems (including "lung fever" and consumption) that apparently were wide-spread at the time. And one letter provides a reminder that not all families benefitted from the California gold rush. This Transcript Page, is a good example of the type of Page that you can add to WeRelate for your ancestors. (learn more...)
News

We have switched over to a new admin structure - in which everyone is encouraged to participate! We'd like to give a big thank you to our previous administrators who have served for many years. It's time for WeRelate to grow. We encourage you to get involved!

Questions & Comments

Have a question? Ask it at Support.

Have a comment? Talk about how to make WeRelate better at the Watercooler.

Did you know?

You can now embed a Google Map onto any WeRelate page!

  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>

Additional details may be found here.