Tuesday, August 28, 2007

New Features Coming to FamilyLink.com

World Vital Records website is planning to launch their next installment of new features for the Social Networking site of FamilyLink. The features that will be included in this site include the following capabilities:

1) Quickly view pedigree files
2) Calculate the relationship between two individuals within their pedigree chart
3) Easily view vital information on an individual, such as birth, marriage, or death
dates
4) Switch to ancestor or descendant view
5) Add or view photos, documents, videos, albums, recordings, etc.
6) See information that has been added in the past 30 days
7) View a statistics page
8) Search through a large repository of information
9) Find surnames, places, dates, and local area information quickly and
easily.

They are also including capabilities to view places where your ancestors lived, connect with other people that are researching your family line, and connections with other genealogists that live in your ancestors locations who are willing to do look ups for your family. The authors of the FamilyLink state that there is going to be more features, but this will not be launched until this coming Friday, August 31st, 2007.

I have joined this site and have found a friend in Denmark who I have been able to help with her family that immigrated to the United States. She has also told me that she would be happy to help me with translations of documents that I find from Danish to English. As you can see, this site can be extremely valuable in assisting you in your research. If you are interested in checking this out, here to be directed to the create an account page for Family Link. If you would like to read more about this news, click here and you will be directed to the WorldVitalRecords.com site newsletter post regarding the upcoming release of FamilyLink features. Have Fun!
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