Pedigree or Family Tree Charts

Paternal Family Tree Pedigree

The chart you begin with is a pedigree chart, an ascendant chart. On it you start with yourself and work back in time, generation by generation, filling in your parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and so on, as far back as you can. starts with you and shows the line of your direct ancestors. It is sometimes called a family tree, lineage, or ancestry chart. Think of the pedigree chart as a shorthand master outline of your bloodline. A quick glance at it alerts you to the blank spots in...