GeneTree Named Among Top 10 Web Sites for Storing and Sharing by Family Tree Magazine


  • Dynamic Family History-Sharing Site Included in Popular Genealogy Magazine’s list of 101 Best Family History Web Sites for Second Year in a Row
  • Site Provides World’s Largest Correlated Genetic Genealogy Database to Enable Users to Uniquely Explore Genealogical Roots and Connect with Family Members

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GeneTree has been named by Family Tree Magazine to its annual list of the 101 best family history Web sites for the second year in a row. This DNA-enabled family history-sharing site is listed among the 10 best Web sites for storing and sharing. GeneTree’s unique approach to family history provides users with access to the world’s largest correlated genetic genealogy database.

Family Tree Magazine is the largest-circulation genealogy magazine in the United States and is written for a growing consumer audience. Ancestry research is among the most popular online activities and much of it is taking place on an estimated 300,000 genealogy Web sites.

“It is exciting to be a part of this prestigious list for the second year in a row,” said Matt Cupal, GeneTree president and COO. “Since our launch, GeneTree has received a remarkably positive response as novice and avid genealogists use our tools to discover additional family lines and connect with family members from around the globe. As we continue to innovate new ways to share genealogy information, the possibilities the Web site provides to reach relatives—both past and present—are truly endless.”

GeneTree takes family history research to the next level by allowing users to have their DNA tested and then mapping those results with the Web site’s worldwide genetic genealogy collection. Through this technology, even novice genealogists can discover portions of their deep ancestral histories that predate written records. Those who elect to have genetic analysis done may choose from several types of DNA tests.

The GeneTree Web site also applies rich media technologies and collaboration tools to genetic genealogy, giving users innovative ways to map, assemble, record and share their family histories. Participants may work together to build new connections with previously unknown living relatives.

About GeneTree

GeneTree (www.genetree.com) is mapping the world’s DNA using genetic genealogy. The Web site allows easy connection to genetic cousins, collaboration on family trees, and sharing of photos. By tapping into the world’s most extensive correlated genetic genealogy database, GeneTree allows members to integrate their DNA profiles into their family history research, creating a scientific looking glass to find living and deceased relatives for whom no paper records exist.

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