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What Is Family Tree?

What Are the Different Ways to View Family Tree?

What Does None, Some, and Many Mean?

Why Am I Not Connected to Anyone in the Tree?

How Do I Add a Person to Family Tree?

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How Do I Add or Edit Information?

How Do I View Possible Duplicates and Merge Records?

How Do I Know If My Ancestor Needs Temple Ordinances Performed?

Who Can I Do Ordinance Work For?

What Additional Information Do I Need About an Ancestor If the Ordinance Page Says “Needs More Information”?

How Do I Print a Family Ordinance Card?

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