Several folk before us have endeavoured to sort out our far-ranging family connections and we owe them a debt of gratitude: people like Jean Hoskins (the photo above is from her collection–John and Elizabeth Fowlie on the left), Marilyn Fowlie, Ron Watson and Sherri Meyer who have invested time in mapping out our family tree. What is different about this version is that it isn’t in a 3-ring binder or file folder, or between the covers of a book, but is here online where you and anyone else can check it out. And help shape what it becomes.

This is part of what you will see when you go to the Ancestry site and every label opens into a flow of information about that individual:

16-08-11 Ancestry Family Tree view