Family Forest® Project
Imagine the amazing things that might happen from the
a curious, intelligent, conscientious, and obsessive person.
him to a computer for 50 to 80 hours a week for fourteen years.
him with over five hundred fascinating
historical and genealogical books and periodicals.
him to digitally index as many of them as possible into one
interconnected collection, in lineage-linked format.
him to search for the best knowledge the experts have recorded over
the centuries, filter out duplications, error-check each new source
against all other sources indexed so far, and add a citation for
each and every connection and statement.
him to give greatest priority to following the lines
of mothers and daughters as they weave through various sources.
What will result from these tens of thousands of hours
of linking and filtering thousands of years of professionally recorded
the world’s most interconnected digital resource for ancestral
history be built?
the world’s most female-oriented genealogy resource be built?
it be possible to create many thousands of pedigree charts that each
have millions of boxes filled in?
it be possible to create the world’s largest maps of human genetic
it be possible to create thousands of never-before-seen ancestral
it be possible to calculate exact family ties from everyday people
to many famous historical figures?
In hindsight more than a decade later, we now know
that the answer to all these questions is yes, and the proof can be seen
in the Family Forest® New World Edition and now in our Family Forest®
National Treasure Edition.