Examples on how to search in the genealogy database

You may change the language in the database from Norsk to English.

One have to be smart not to miss results by useing a to bastant spelling.

REMEMBER: Nilsen, Nilssen, Nilsøn, Nilssøn, Nielsen, Nielssen, Nielsøn, Nielssøn are the same name!

  • Try "Soundex of", witch can cope with different spellings of names that sounds the same. Here is such a search on "Nilsen". The result is hits on various spellings of this name.

Follow the links to se the results with the option "Contains".

  • If you search Contains - Last Name, teststring anders, you will get the result:
    • All people with last name either Andersdatter or Andersen, with all possible spellings (Andersen, Anderssen, Andersøn, Anderssøn). Also a few variants of the name Aleksandersen.
    • Press Search on the result page to se how the search page looks for this search.

  • If you search Contains - Last Name, teststring andersen, you will get the result:
    • Only the people whos last name are spelled Andersen (Also a few variants of the name Aleksandersen). You miss out possible interesting results.
    • Press Search on the result page to se how the search page looks for this search.

  • If you search Contains - First Name, teststring, bet, you will get the result:
    • People where first name contains Elesabet, Elisabeth, Lisbet, Lisbeth (witch are different spellings of the same name.
    • Press Search on the result page to se how the search page looks for this search.

  • If you combine a search with Contains - Last Name, teststring anders and Contains - First Name, teststring, bet, you will get the result:
    • A much more useful result with females with variants of the first name Elisabet, and Andersdatter or Andersen as last name.
    • Press Search on the result page to se how the search page looks for this search.

Examples on viewing people in the database

  • Many persons are related in different ways. Here is a calculation of 5 different relations for two persons within 15 generations. Show. As you can see, they are related in different ways.
  • Here is a Pedigree, standard. Show.
  • Here is the same Pedigree, but showed as Ahnentafel, 8 generations. Show.
  • An example on Descendancy, Standard Format. Show.
  • An example on Descendancy to the same person, but as Graphical descendancy to this point (Eline Sofie). Show.

There are lots of other possibillities.




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