Currently, I have an online database of my entire genealogical database, tjlgenes, online at WorldConnect. While I use this primarily as a source of backup for my data, I've also been contacted by distant cousins who've been kind enough to share corrections and additions through the "post-em" service.
Now that I'm an Ancestry.com subscriber, I've also been able to find others who share a common ancestry and have posted their family trees and photos on the site. Just recently, I was able to connect with a member of my wife's extended family, and we are in the process of sharing information. Since Ancestry.com gives you an option to post a family tree on the site as well, I'm debating whether I should create one.
I'm all in favor of sharing my information as far and as wide as possible, but I'm not sure of the best way to create a tree on Ancestry. Should I upload the whole GEDCOM, or just create a tree one branch at a time? Should I make it one big tree, or several smaller, independent branches. Perhaps I'm over thinking the whole process.
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