WikiTree: The ins and outs of a global family tree, with Mags Gaulden

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

WikiTree is a single global family tree. This means that there is only one profile per person who ever lived. You and your cousins would bring together your research and work your shared profiles together. How can this be? Collaboration!

Got DNA? Got family photos? What about colourful family stories? WikiTree has incredible tools for working your family tree “limbs” and for collaborating with cousins. We will look at how to add your limbs to our shared tree as well as how to use WikiTree's plethora of tools to move your family research forward.

Mags Gaulden is a professional genealogist specializing in genetic genealogy, and is the founder of Grandma's Genes in Ottawa. After earning her bachelor’s degree from Columbia College, she began her own genealogy as a hobby. This 30-year hobby eventually led her to a leadership role with WikiTree.

Gaulden is an international genetic genealogy lecturer, blogger and a social media maven. She serves as an administrator for Facebook groups including the ISOGG Facebook Group. She is a former member of the Canadian Casualty Identification Team.

Through her non-profit work with, Gaulden and other genetic genealogists are providing a free and accessible Y and mitochondrial DNA database for the broader genealogy community.

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For more information:

Contact: Durham Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society
Telephone: 416-489-0734, ext. 200

Durham Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society