How to Make a Genealogy PowerPoint Presentation using Shapes
Genealogy is a Greek word that involve the study of and the tracing of their lineages and history. You can represent a genealogy lineage using a simple org chart in PowerPoint or any other tree visualization like in the samples that we will show you below. In PowerPoint 2010 you can easily create a genealogy tree PowerPoint template using shapes or SmartArt.. Genealogists use oral traditions, historical records, genetic analysis, and other records to obtain information about a family and to demonstrate kinship and pedigrees of its members. The genealogy chart helps to visualize the family history in a visual way so it is easier to understand rather than using a narrative way.
Sites like Ancestry.com lets you design a genealogy but if you need to prepare a simple slide for PowerPoint presentation then you can use shapes in PowerPoint. Here we will show you how to make this simple genealogy tree in PowerPoint.
To make this diagram template in PowerPoint you can start adding shapes for each family member. Then you can easily connect the shapes from Grand parents to the parents in the next level and so on. Use lines as connectors and you can also take advantage of the anchor points to connect from one shape to the other.
Finally, you can edit the shapes for each level and change the background color like in the picture. Normally the genealogy diagrams are displayed with the root in the bottom. You can download this free family PowerPoint template with family tree for PowerPoint 2010 and 2013.Genealogy PowerPoint Template (7605 downloads)