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getmyancestors

Get GEDCOM files from FamilySearch.org

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getmyancestors

getmyancestors is a python3 package that downloads family trees in GEDCOM format from FamilySearch.

This program is now in production phase, but bugs might still be present. Features will be added on request. It is provided as is.

The project is maintained at https://github.com/Linekio/getmyancestors. Visit here for the latest version and more information.

This script requires python3 and the modules indicated in the requirements.txt file. To install the modules, run in your terminal:

Installation

The easiest way to install getmyancestors is to use pip:

pip install getmyancestors

Otherwise, you can download the source package and then execute:

python3 setup.py install

How to use

With graphical user interface:

fstogedcom

Command line examples:

Download four generations of ancestors for the main individual in your tree and output gedcom on stdout (will prompt for username and password):

getmyancestors

Download four generations of ancestors and output gedcom to a file while generating a verbode stderr (will prompt for username and password):

getmyancestors -o out.ged -v

Download four generations of ancestors for individual LF7T-Y4C and generate a verbose log file:

getmyancestors -u username -p password -i LF7T-Y4C -o out.ged -l out.log -v

Download six generations of ancestors for individual LF7T-Y4C and generate a verbose log file:

getmyancestors -a 6 -u username -p password -i LF7T-Y4C -o out.ged -l out.log -v

Download four generations of ancestors for individual LF7T-Y4C including all their children and their children spouses:

getmyancestors -d 1 -m -u username -p password -i LF7T-Y4C -o out.ged

Download six generations of ancestors for individuals L4S5-9X4 and LHWG-18F including all their children, grandchildren and their spouses:

getmyancestors -a 6 -d 2 -m -u username -p password -i L4S5-9X4 LHWG-18F -o out.ged

Download four generations of ancestors for individual LF7T-Y4C including LDS ordinances (need LDS account)

getmyancestors -c -u username -p password -i LF7T-Y4C -o out.ged

Merge two Gedcom files

mergemyancestors -i file1.ged file2.ged -o out.ged

Support

Submit questions or suggestions, or feature requests by opening an Issue at https://github.com/Linekio/getmyancestors/issues

Donation

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