You asked: How do I find my old family tree on Ancestry?

Why did my family tree disappear on ancestry?

Why part of your tree disappeared

When you delete or disconnect someone from a tree, that person’s descendants and ancestors often disappear as well. This happens because the person you removed was their descendants’ and/or ancestors’ only connection to the rest of the tree.

Does ancestry delete your tree?

We don’t delete family trees, but you can delete trees you’ve created at any time. Before deleting a tree from your account, you may want to save a copy of it by downloading the tree to your computer in the form of a GEDCOM file.

Where did my ancestry tree go?

If your tree is missing from the Trees tab

Even if you see your name or username in the top-right corner, sign out of the account you’re in by clicking the name or username in the top-right corner and selecting Sign Out. Sign in to your account and check to see if your tree is there.

How far back can I see my family tree?

Most people will be able to trace some lines of their family tree back to the 1600s. Some people might be able to trace a few lines of their tree back a little further than that, especially if they have a very notable person in their family tree that has had a lot of independent research done about them.

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How do I recover deleted ancestry?

Steps (mobile app)

  1. On the individual’s profile page, tap the three dots in the top right corner.
  2. Tap Recent changes.
  3. If it is available, you can tap Restore to revert back to the original information.

How do I recover a deleted person on ancestry?

Steps (website)

  1. While signed in to, click Tree.
  2. Click Find.
  3. Click Find by ID.
  4. Enter the ID of the deleted record, and click Find.
  5. Click the name of the person.
  6. On the person card, click Person.
  7. In the Person Deleted box, review the reason for the deletion, and then click Restore Person.