Category Archives: Mapping

Genealogy Shorts – Identifying your Direct Line Ancestors in

Recently a online-discussion came up as to how to identify your direct ancestors when building a family-tree at I can understand the discussion. Looking at a family tree on Ancestry, especially a descendant chart, can be confusing, even if … Continue reading

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Embedding a custom Google Map in WordPress

I recently wrote about how to create a custom Google Map showing your ancestors. Thinking about it I realised I’d only taken the first step and it would be worthwhile to figure out how to actually embed the map you … Continue reading

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Mapping your ancestors with Google Maps

For a long time I’ve wanted to map the locations of my ancestors on Google Maps. I’ve wanted to do this in part to get a visual image of where my ancestors come (as they say a picture paints a … Continue reading

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