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* '''[[Ahnentafel]]''' or '''Sosa-Stradonitz System''' - One of several numbering systems used to record individuals on a pedigree chart or in list form.
 
* '''[[Ahnentafel]]''' or '''Sosa-Stradonitz System''' - One of several numbering systems used to record individuals on a pedigree chart or in list form.
* '''[[Ancestor]]''' - A person from whom one is descended; a parent.
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* '''[[Ancestor]]''' - A person from whom one is descended.
 
* '''[[Descendant]]''' -  
 
* '''[[Descendant]]''' -  
 
* '''[[Descendant chart]]''' - A chart of a particular individual's descendants.
 
* '''[[Descendant chart]]''' - A chart of a particular individual's descendants.
 
* '''[[Family tree]]''' - A version of the pedigree chart including ''all'' ancestors. With regard to ''Geni trees'' the tree may be viewed as a hybrid of the ascendant chart and descendant chart.
 
* '''[[Family tree]]''' - A version of the pedigree chart including ''all'' ancestors. With regard to ''Geni trees'' the tree may be viewed as a hybrid of the ascendant chart and descendant chart.
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* '''[[Parent]]''' -
 
* '''[[Pedigree]]''' or '''Ascendant chart''' - A chart depicting an individual and their ''direct'' ancestors usually including dates and locations of birth, marriage, and death.
 
* '''[[Pedigree]]''' or '''Ascendant chart''' - A chart depicting an individual and their ''direct'' ancestors usually including dates and locations of birth, marriage, and death.
* '''[[Progenitor]]''' -  
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* '''Progenitor''' - A parent or ancestor; the originator of a line; the earliest proven ancestor; the person from which all descendants originate.
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* '''[[Sibling]]''' -  
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* '''Sire''' - A father or male ancestor.
 
* '''[[Surname]]''' or '''Family Name''' -  
 
* '''[[Surname]]''' or '''Family Name''' -  
 
* '''[[Vital record]]''' - Records of life events kept under governmental authority, including birth certificates, marriage licenses, and death certificates.
 
* '''[[Vital record]]''' - Records of life events kept under governmental authority, including birth certificates, marriage licenses, and death certificates.

Revision as of 13:13, 4 August 2007

  • Ahnentafel or Sosa-Stradonitz System - One of several numbering systems used to record individuals on a pedigree chart or in list form.
  • Ancestor - A person from whom one is descended.
  • Descendant -
  • Descendant chart - A chart of a particular individual's descendants.
  • Family tree - A version of the pedigree chart including all ancestors. With regard to Geni trees the tree may be viewed as a hybrid of the ascendant chart and descendant chart.
  • Parent -
  • Pedigree or Ascendant chart - A chart depicting an individual and their direct ancestors usually including dates and locations of birth, marriage, and death.
  • Progenitor - A parent or ancestor; the originator of a line; the earliest proven ancestor; the person from which all descendants originate.
  • Sibling -
  • Sire - A father or male ancestor.
  • Surname or Family Name -
  • Vital record - Records of life events kept under governmental authority, including birth certificates, marriage licenses, and death certificates.
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