Free Genealogy Forms, Software, etc.

Genealogy “Free Stuff”!

revised: 18 April 2015

Free Genealogy Forms, Clip Art, Books, and more

  • Family tree templates are only available through a few select websites. Usually you have to have a membership to receive free printable blank family trees or purchase each family tree chart individually. Here you’ll find high quality charts that you can print on your home printer or take them to a professional print shop and print them on heavy or over-sized paper.
  • Ancestry.com: Start with Paper and Pencil -Maybe you’re not ready to bring your research to the computer just yet. As great as Ancestry.com is, sometimes there’s no replacement for good ol’ paper and pencil. Ancestry.com has got you covered. These forms can get you started so you can jot down notes and sort things out before you commit it to the computer.
  • ObituariesHelp Free Genealogy Forms and Downloads: ObituariesHelp offers free downloadable genealogy forms to make finding and organizing ancestry search easy. Their forms allow you to carefully copy your ancestor’s information and keep that information in your own records. You can also keep track of your research, the data you’ve collected, records, family trees, family groups and more with these genealogy forms. It’s so important to stay organized and keep family search information recorded on templates and genealogy forms. Feel free to download these forms to your computer and print them out at home. Our forms are all professionally designed so you can take them to a professional printer to have them put on heavier paper, or enlarged to make more room for handwriting, or even to make a wall chart. Check back to this page often because we are always adding new free genealogy forms for downloading.
  • Free Family History Forms : Ancestor Chart, Family Unit Chart , Individual Worksheet, Six-Generation Chart, Research Log, Census Forms, from the Mid-Continent Public Library
  • Genealogy Forms from Duane A. Bailey’s Home Page: Forms you can download and print from your computer : a pedigree chart, a pedigree fan chart, a family record sheet, a research log sheet, and a correspondence log sheet.
  • Printable charts and research logs. Fan chart, family group sheet, research log, inquiry forms, and more.
  • Ruth Ann’s Free Genealogy Forms and Charts : U.S. Census Forms, Ancestor Chart, 5 Generation Chart, Children Continuation Chart, Additional Children Chart, Family Group Sheet, Data Worksheet, Individual Data Sheet, Husband and Wife Form, Child Form, Relationship Chart.
  • Free Genealogy Clip Art : Images, graphics, templates, fonts, backgrounds, photos, etc.
  • Free Genealogy Forms and Charts : Pedigree Charts, Family Group Sheets, Census Worksheets, Fan Charts, Cousin Charts, and more.
  • Free Genealogy and History Books Online : United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia.
  • FamilyTree Magazine: Getting organized and knowing how to address government agencies and organizations can help you get quicker, more effective results. Family Tree Magazine has created forms that can help you access and organize your family history information. They’re available in two formats: text and portable document format (PDF). The text versions give you the basic form structure in files you can open in your word-processing software. You can print, edit or even type your information right in the file. The PDF versions are read-only files with snazzier designs—they’re suitable for displaying or sharing your research with others.
  • ProGenealogists Free Stuff
  • FREE Creative Ideas For Displaying Your Family Tree Google Group
  • Free Electronic Census Spreadsheets
  • Free Family Tree Wallchart Ancestors.co.uk
  • Free Genealogy Forms
  • Free Genealogy Forms and Charts GenealogySearch.org
  • Free Genealogy Charts Misbach Enterprises
  • Free research forms, ancestor charts, census forms and more! From Family Tree Magazine
  • Free Family Records Sheet. Courtesy of the OK GenWeb Project.
  • Blank Ancestor Chart. Courtesy of Aberdeenshire Council (pdf document).
  • Family Group Record Form. This is a blank family group record form to be used to record families.
  • Blank Family Group Record (pdf document).
  • Pedigree Chart Form. This is a blank pedigree chart form to be used to record pedigree information.
  • 5 Generation Pedigree Chart. Courtesy of hamersleyfamily.com (pdf document)
  • Genealogical Check List. Checklist of records available for research into family history at the National Archives — Southeast Region. 21 pages (pdf document.)
  • Form for Deed Research Notes
  • HTML Codes for Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets
Free Software
  • GRAMPS- This is the software we use at ManyRoads! Gramps is a free software project and community. We strive to produce a genealogy program that is both intuitive for hobbyists and feature-complete for professional genealogists. It is a community project, created, developed and governed by genealogists.
  • Family Tree BuilderFamily Tree Builder is a genealogy software for Windows. It offers excellent quality, supports 12 languages and is one of the best genealogy software programs you’ll ever find. It’s available for you to enjoy for free!
  • GeneWeb Genealogy software program with a Web interface. It can be used off-line or in a Web environment.
  • GenFinder Freeware– Bring the world of Genealogy to your Desktop
  • TimeLine Maker™ Free Download!-A handy utility that lets you record and chart histories, print color charts and publish as HTML documents.
  • Ancestral Quest Basics-The same as Ancestral Quest (above), with all of the essential features of a complete family tree program, but missing some of the more advanced features. Completely FREE.
  • Ancestris– Ancestris, free genealogy program for Windows, Linux and Mac. Multilanguage supported: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish. Totally GEDCOM compliant.
  • Chronoplex Software – My Family Tree, free genealogy software for Windows. GEDCOM Validator is a tool for checking a GEDCOM file for problems which could lead to data loss when transferring files between different genealogy applications.
  • Cumberland Family Software – Cumberland Family Tree Pro for Windows. Now available, fully functional, FREE for personal use, unlimited time period.