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This page is a proposal for a new Wikimedia Foundation Sister Project.
Status Under discussion
What is the proposed name for the project? WikiTree
Project description
What is the project purpose? What will be its scope? How would it benefit to be part of Wikimedia?
How many wikis?
Will there be many language versions or just on one multilingual wiki?
How many languages?
Is the project going to be in one language or in many?

Technical requirements
If the project requires any new features that the MediaWiki software currently doesn't have, please describe in detail. Are additional MediaWiki extensions needed for the project?
Development wiki
Interested participants

A place where individuals can submit their family trees and have them sewn into the whole. Ultimately creating a universal tree. In every family there is always that one genealogy buff who compiles the family tree for the whole family, it would be almost trivial to implement a project that would make all that valuable information public and easily accessible. Imagine the implications for disease research!

Proposed by[edit]

Shoshana Tabakman, Mordecai Adler

Alternative names[edit]

WikiFamily, WikiGenealogy

Related projects/proposals[edit]

Domain names[edit]

Mailing list links[edit]


People interested[edit]

  1. MyAdler
  2. Skippy le Grand Gourou (talk)


  • Oppose Oppose There are already, 23andMe, etc. for this. Plus, most users will not want to input family info so publicly onto a wiki. SelfieCity (talk) 17:17, 8 June 2019 (UTC)