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as well as historical newspapers. The search results will be displayed on Ancestry.com's
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an excellent way to explore your family history. Or simply Click
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FAQ for the Pedigree Resource
Pedigree Resource File
The Pedigree Resource File is a new lineage-linked pedigree file containing
genealogical data. Like the well-known Ancestral File, it contains pedigrees
and family group sheet data in electronic form.
Submiting to the Pedigree Resource File
The only way you can do it right now is to upload a GEDCOM, no matter
how large or small, via the 'Preserve your Genealogy' page at the familysearch.org
site. Be sure you have a stable connection, as they report about 25 percent
of the uploads come up blank.
GEDCOMs for Pedigree Resource File with?
Just about all the major software programs, such as Ancestral Quest,
PAF 3.1 or higher, Family Tree Maker, Family Origins and several others,
can be used to create GEDCOMs that will upload to the file via the familysearch.org
The price for each CD is $5 US. You cang et them one of several ways.
First, you can go to familysearch.org and go to the 'Purchase Family
History Resources' page where you can order them online. Call 800/537-5951
during business hours.
You need Windows 95/98/NT 4.0. At least 8 MB RAM but 16 MB is better,
at least a 4x CD-ROM drive, a VGA monitor at least 256 colors w/video
card, and 4 MB free space on your hard drive. There is no MAC version
nor is one anticipated.