WeRelate:About family pages


Family pages are specially formatted wiki pages that are designed to contain information about a family, meaning a husband, his wife, and their children.


  • Share information with your relatives about your ancestors.
  • Automatically create pages for all your known ancestors by uploading a GEDCOM file.
  • Collaborate with others on the same webpage to completely document a family's history.
  • Include dates, places, famiy stories, and digital images of wedding photos or marriage licenses--pretty much anything you want!
  • Link to individualized person pages for each member of the family.
  • Automatically generate pedigree charts and pedi-maps.

Getting started

You don't have to be a computer whiz to make these pages--if you can type with one or more fingers, you can create a family page.

  1. Click on the blue Family Tree box at the top of the screen.
  2. Under "Create a family page", enter the husband's first given name and surname, and the wife's first given name and maiden name into the appropriate fields.
    • Do not include middle names or titles.
  3. Click "Add".
  4. Fill in the information you know and click on "Save page" at the bottom of the page.

For more detailed, step-by-step assistance with creating and using family pages, check out the family pages tutorial.

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