Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

One of my favorite RSS feeds is from a site called, which is basically anything and everything technology…and anything else, too. Just about anything you can think of can be found here. Never boring!

Today it pointed me to Lovely Charts,  “an online diagramming application, that allows you to create professional looking diagrams of all kinds, such as flowcharts, sitemaps, organisation charts, wireframes and many more…For free.”

Does a genealogist really need a diagramming application? Ok, but what kind of diagram?

Well, here is a diagram my grandparents and 2 generations of their descendants:


I did this after playing around with the application for just a few minutes (that’s me in the red circle!).

Lotsa potential here!


One thought on “Draw a lovely chart of your family

  1. Jasia says:

    Great tip Ruth! Thanks for sharing!


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