Mormon Charts

Family Genealogy Charts

Prologue to finding the missing genealogy document to extend a Polson family line

This post is part 1 of a three part series telling the story of a genealogy quest to extend a family line beyond a dead end that lasted over 3 decades. It includes many names, dates, and places because those are central to much of what genealogy is all about, however the posts focuse on […]

Finding the missing genealogy document to extend a Polson family line

This post is part 2 of a three part post telling the story of a quest to extend a family line beyond a dead end. My search for the parents of William G. Polson / Polston lasted for over 3 decades.

Epilogue: After finding the missing genealogy document to extend a Polson family line

This post is part 3 of a three part post telling the story of a quest to extend a family line past a dead end. The search for the parents of William G. Polson that lasted over 3 decades. Part 3, The Epilogue, tells of related discoveries since finding the rosetta stone that unleashed an […]

Mormon Trail Genealogy Chart

Genealogy chart of a family with many ancestors that came west on the Mormon Trail. The Hughes pedigree chart is color coded by the Company they came west with. Company descriptions list Hughes family members and a brief history. How the chart was made is explained so others can replicate it.

Creating Genealogy Charts of Groups of Interrelated Families For Clues to Your Ancestry

Using genealogy charts of allied, related families can help your own genealogy research overcome dead ends. We show two approaches, describe how we constructed them, and our results.