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FTM Extended Family Chart

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Re: FTM Extended Family Chart

Posted: 27 Feb 2013 3:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 10 Mar 2013 7:42AM GMT
This is correct. The general rule is that the chart begins with the blood relatives of the selected person.

Then, for reports with an ancestor near "top-of-the-line is selected, spouses have extended family entered, an island is created for that extended family circle. And, if there are spouse in that island with extended relatives entered, there are more islands.

Every once in awhile I've noticed where there is only like one parent entered, the chart knows how to "cheat" and not create an island only two people - but, generally, the scheme is as described above.

And on and on it goes... to (almost) infinity.

Following are three examples of how the EFC works.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
spamed_1 27 Feb 2013 9:52PM GMT 
johndd189 27 Feb 2013 10:20PM GMT 
spamed_1 27 Feb 2013 10:35PM GMT 
johndd189 27 Feb 2013 10:41PM GMT 
spamed_1 27 Feb 2013 10:43PM GMT 
silverfox3280 27 Feb 2013 10:51PM GMT 
silverfox3280 28 Feb 2013 12:42AM GMT 
silverfox3280 28 Feb 2013 7:08PM GMT 
silverfox3280 3 Mar 2013 11:26PM GMT 
David Abernat... 10 Mar 2013 5:41PM GMT 
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