Who started WikiTree?

Chris Whitten
Chris Whitten, developer of the WikiAnswers website, set up WikiTree in 2008; the site is owned and hosted by Interesting.com, Inc.

What are the best genealogy resources?

Best genealogy sites 2021

  1. Ancestry.com: Best genealogy site overall.
  2. MyHeritage: Best genealogy site for fun features.
  3. Archives: Best genealogy website for deep research.
  4. FamilySearch: Best free genealogy website.
  5. Find My Past: Best genealogy website for Irish and British records.

How good is WikiTree?

If you like the idea of a collaborative family tree, then WikiTree certainly has advantages: Ease of adding people, although GEDCOM file import is somewhat limited and onerous. Ease of adding sources and images. Ease of merging profiles, once you’re on the Trusted Lists.

Can I hire someone to do my ancestry?

A standard research project starts at $2,700, which secures 20 hours of professional time. Tell us what you already know and what you hope to learn, and we’ll take it from there, finding and confirming as many details as possible about each ancestor in your family tree. An online family tree.

How safe is WikiTree?

It’s a scam, not a legitimate community. If you want to keep your account private, it still shows up in searches and others can edit your people. The users like you and me who volunteer for the site are okay and mean well, but the motivation behind the company are not okay.

Is ancestry DNA owned by the Mormon Church?

This question crops up a lot: is Ancestry owned by Mormons? The answer is no. Ancestry, the online genealogy giant, has never been owned by the Church of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). It has changed ownership several times and was acquired in 2020 by Blackstone, a private equity firm.

Why is ancestry search not working?

If you have problems with searching on the site, try restarting your browser or clearing your cache. To clear your cache, please see the instructions in the Ancestry.com Help page at http://bit.ly/76G7CA.

Is WikiTree legitimate?

Is WikiTree accurate? It depends. Anyone can create and build family tree profiles, so WikiTree is only as accurate as the information and sources used on profiles.