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From: "Alvie L. Davidson CG" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] program to chart relationships
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2008 04:52:53 -0400
In-Reply-To: <11003059.534341212893220580.JavaMail.root@mbs6.homesteadmail.com>

Good morning Dee Dee,
I have always had an issue with FTM's relationship portion of their software
but have never been able to get their attention to see if they can correct
When you pick up a person who might be way out in the family tree and ask
for relationships, it will identify all the first cousins, first
cousins-once removed, etc but you cannot tell from the identifiers if they
are maternal cousins or paternal cousins.
There is only a small change in their software and this can happen but so
far they have not made an effort to do this.
I will keep asking...as this is sometimes critical when dealing with a legal

Alvie L. Davidson CG
Lakeland, Florida

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-----Original Message-----
From: [mailto:] On Behalf
Of Dee Dee King, Certified Genealogist
Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2008 10:47 PM
Subject: Re: [APG] program to chart relationships

I don't know about the "new improved" version of Family Treemaker, but
version 16 and older allow you to choose any one person and do a kinship
report showing how every person in your database is related to the selected
individual. Seems to me that would be the easiest way.


Dee Dee King, Certified Genealogist

CG - Certified Genealogist is the service mark of the Board for
of GenealogistsR, used under license by professionals who pass periodic
competency evaluations by the Board.


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