WeRelate:About pedi-maps


Pedi-maps, or pedigree maps, are automatically generated maps that mark the locations of important events in the history of a person or family. Pedi-maps on WeRelate are powered by Google.


  • Pedi-maps are automatically generated based on the research that you enter on person or family pages
  • Event locations are geocoded to exact geographic coordinates
  • Event markers are color-coded for easy reading
  • Access pedi-maps with the click of a button
  • Get an overview of the migration of a family over time
  • Toggle between geographic and satellite maps
  • Simultaneously view pedi-maps and pedigree charts

Getting started

Here's how to view the pedi-map of one of your ancestors:

  1. Access your ancestor's person page. (If you have not yet created a person page, follow these instructions.)
  2. Click on the Pedi-map link at the top of the page.
  3. Scroll down beneath the pedigree chart to find the pedi-map.

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