Free Genealogy Forms and Charts – Links

A selection of websites with free genealogy related blank forms, charts, etc. along with a brief description. Many are in .pdf files. To use these, download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free, if you don’t already have it. http://www.adobe.com/uk/products/reader.html

For charts, etc. for younger genealogists, see the BCGS Genealogy for Children and Teens – Links page.

BCGS Pedigree Family Tree Chart.

Library and Archives Canada: http://www.collectionscanada.ca

Pedigree and family charts, in English: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/022-605.001-e.html and in French: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogie/022-605.001-f.html

La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de L’Est: http://www.sgce.qc.ca

Free charts, some in French, including one for maternal/paternal lines and several good for children. All 8 1/2×11, pdf format (From the home page, go to the’Tutoriels’ page, then click ‘Tableaux à télécharger’): http://www.genealogie.org/club/sgce/Tableaux/index.htm

FamilySearch.org: https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Research_Forms

Research forms, including Pedigree chart, family group record, analysis charts, blank timeline and ‘To Do List for My Ancestor’, various census forms (mostly USA and Canada).

Rootsweb.com: http://www.rootsweb.com

Ancestral charts, reseach calendar, etc. US census forms, including forms for the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules and the 1890 Veterans Schedule.

Ancestry.com: http://www.ancestry.com/trees/charts/ancchart.aspx

Ancestral chart and family group sheet, Canadian, USA and UK census forms, various other forms including a research calendar.

Family Tree Magazine: http://www.familytreemagazine.com/forms/download.html

Basic charts and worksheets; research worksheets and logs; transcription templates for USA census and US Immigration forms and for a variety of other records, including a cemetery transcription form and a military biography form. Also forms to record family traditions and information about family heirlooms, and a ‘Time Capsule’ form. Most forms in .pdf and text format.

The Bailey’s Free Genealogy Forms: http://www.cs.williams.edu/~bailey/genealogy/

Family record sheet and pedigree chart; 8 generation pedigree fan chart; various timelines; cemetery recording forms; research and correspondence logs – in English and Spanish.

Genealogy About.com: http://genealogy.about.com/od/free_charts

Pedigree charts, one interactive, including a rose design 5 generation fan chart. Also links to many other websites with free and pay forms and charts. And another 5 generation interactive pedigree chart which could be very useful to send to relatives when requesting info – type in it, then save, e-mail &/or print the chart: http://genealogy.about.com/od/free_charts/ig/genealogy_charts/pedigree_chart.htm?nl=1

Martha Stewart: http://www.marthastewart.com/267157/family-trees

Genealogy Fan Chart with design ideas for its use.

Misbach Enterprises: http://misbach.org/pdfcharts

Photo pedigree chart, fan charts, including a kids chart, bowtie chart, a graphic ‘tree’ chart.

Mittsläktträd.nu (site is in Swedish). Blank family trees for 3, 4, 5 generations in .pdf and .odt (Open Office – save as Word) formats.Ted Eriksson: http://mittslakttrad.nu/mallar/

Family Tree Templates, Kevin Savetz. Free/pay versions: http://www.familytreetemplates.net

2-7 generational graphic and chart trees, some for siblings, family group sheets. Includes ‘non-traditional’ charts, e.g. adoptive trees.

SmartDraw Software: http://www.smartdraw.com

Software to create professional-looking family tree charts, diagrams, timelines, genograms, calendars, etc. Free trial download. See examples: http://www.smartdraw.com/examples/#/examples/Family-Trees/Family-Trees

CensusTools: http://www.censustools.com

Transcription spreadsheets for USA/Canada/England/Scotland/Ireland census; also cemetery and passenger list spreadsheets. Some free.

GenealogyGenius: http://www.GenealogyGenius.com

U.S. census transcription forms (1790 to 1940) in MS Word format.

Essential Genealogy: http://www.essentialgenealogy.com/forms_reco.php

For USA research, Soundex card and World War II draft card transcription templates; also for 1790-1930 US census.

Family Medical History

U.S.A. Surgeon General‘s Family History Initiative: http://www.hhs.gov/familyhistory/index.html

‘My Family Health Portrait Tool’ (in English, Spanish, Chinese, French, Polish, Portuguese).

See also the Genetic Alliance‘s A Guide to Family Health History about collecting and organizing historical/generational family health information – in English and Chinese: http://www.geneticalliance.org/fhh

 

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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