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Ancestry Family Trees as hints

Discussion in 'Ancestry' started by John Dancy, Apr 19, 2024.

  1. John Dancy

    John Dancy LostCousins Superstar

    When I started building my tree on Ancestry some years ago you would find that, as "Hints", you were given a choice of a number of other member's family trees to help you. Two or three years ago this was restricted to just being given three (although on occasion you would find more came up) The three given could be compiled by a DNA cousin you didn't know about (because their tree was unlinked) or provide two or three different versions of 'the truth' as to your individual's parents and siblings. Now it seems we are to be given just one, with the option of seeing who else they have in the family by using a drop down arrow. Given the number of errors in trees, or trees that are just incorrect, them giving this information at all as a "hint" seems a bit pointless as you can get access to far more examples simply by pressing the "Search" button.
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