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Online tree storage

pramclub

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I use GRAMPS for my tree. I removed my online trees for various reasons. However a recent contact brings me back to "how can I share my tree with relevant family researchers?"

Ancestry edited my tree, moving ancestors from London to Missouri - I was worried for other researchers who would be mis-led.
WT - the idea was OK at first, but it's turned a fun hobby into "see me after school"!
My contact uses Tribalpages - I'd forgotten about them! Their reviews aren't the best.
My website has bits, but not my entire tree.
FMP and FamilySearch - I use both extensively for research, but not sure about tree storage.

So where's the best place to store some / part of my tree so others can see it? I'd rather stick to one site, so I can remember what I've got online and where it is. I'm torn between invite-only or see-all. I also want it to be easy to upload and edit - possibly a complete GEDCOM upload, overwriting the entire tree each time? And easy to delete entire tree if I'm not happy with the site.

Dianne Reuby
https://easterfamilygenealogy.wordpress.com/
genealysis.social/@diannereuby

Any thoughts welcome!
 

pinefamily

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Tribalpages is quite good, as long as you use the paid model. I discovered afterwards that quite a few BDM events were missing; apparently with the free version you can only have so many baptisms/burials.
Ancestry you have to have the entire names of places, and it has to be recognised by their algorithms, otherwise default US places are put in.
I use Rootsmagic for a complete tree with all my notes attached, and have more basic trees on Ancestry and Geneanet.
 
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