Wednesday, April 14, 2010


The following is from Family ChArtist.
Come and participate in the grand premiere of a most exciting new genealogy chart tool — Family ChArtist by Generation Maps (  A celebration and premiere party will be held at the Generation Maps booth in the National Genealogy Society Conference vendor’s hall on Wednesday, April 28th from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  The NGS conference (  is being held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City April 28th through May 1st.  Admisssion to the vendor’s hall is free to the public.

In addition to refreshments, there will be continual demonstrations of this easy-to-use, new program. Training computers will be available so that you can also try it out yourself.  Create an 8.5 x 11 color print free of charge, or try your hand at a larger, frameable archival print which can be printed for a nominal fee.  There will be drawings for two $50 gift cards as well as free consultations on printing large genealogy charts. Representatives will be available to answer questions about printing any kind of genealogy chart you need or want.

Family ChArtist is a new, user-friendly web based program that will assist you in creating beautiful, personalized genealogy charts based on information either from your own genealogy computer files or from the New FamilySearch database.  The website offers beautiful high quality graphics in modern, classic and colorful patterns, as well the ability to add as many of your own pictures as you would like.  First time users can create beautiful charts in just a few minutes without the purchase, installation or advanced training of other design software programs, online databases and file formats.  As with all Generation Maps charts, extra copies are always HALF PRICE.  Order copies of your chart as meaningful gifts for your children and other family members.

Be sure to bring your genealogy computer file, genealogy information and/or your New FamilySearch ID with you to the NGS Vendors area so you can try out this new, easy-to-use program yourself.  You'll be amazed at how easily you can create, share and display beautiful expressions of your family history.  And if you can’t make it for the party, you’re welcome to take it for a spin online at  Hope to see you there.

About Generation Maps:
Generation Maps was established in 2004 to help families express their heritage in an attractive way for all to see.  Generation Maps charts provide a visual reminder of your family’s history and help establish feelings of love and confidence that come from knowing who you are and that you are part of a family. Generation Maps charts can awaken individual potential embedded in one’s inherited traits and nurture emotional healing through understanding a family’s history.  Family ChArtist will carry on the Generation Maps tradition by offering a new, simplified, personalized way to create decorative charts that promote family traditions and unity.

Generation Maps remains the premier printing service for any kind of genealogy chart you can imagine.  In addition to the new Family ChArtist program, Generation Maps continues to offer a multitude of custom chart printing services, including both decorative and working genealogy charts.  Custom decorative designs come with an online preview system that gives you personalized attention and feedback until the chart is exactly the way you envisioned it.   Working charts are oversized, inexpensive, family reunion-type charts that display your entire file in one place.  You can write on and add information to working charts.   Generation Maps has printed working charts up to 800 feet long with information for over 30,000 people. In addition, Canvas Giclee Fine Art photos are available at Generation Maps for a very competitive, reasonable price.  All charts can be printed on any of 8 paper choices, plus canvas.  Free consultations are always available at

1 comment:

Janet Hovorka said...

Thanks for letting people know Renee. I so appreciate you.