Story: Genealogy and family history

Computer-generated family tree (2nd of 2)

Computer-generated family tree

Pippi Frances Rachel Priestley-King pores over her family tree, which has been prepared by a genealogy software program called GEDitCOM. Many computer programs have been developed for use by genealogists. Once information about individuals has been entered into the database, charts and reports in various formats can be produced.

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David Swain, 'Genealogy and family history - Researching genealogy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2023)

Story by David Swain, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018