Family Tree Maker 2019 Ontario Tour



Family Tree Maker 2019 – An In-Depth Insider’s View

Ontario Ancestors and its Branches are pleased to present Family Tree Maker on Tour, an interactive presentation.

Mark Olsen, Family Tree Maker Ambassador, will discuss the history of Family Tree Maker, North America’s most popular family tree software, will demonstrate new features of FTM 2019, moving to FTM 2019 from earlier versions and add-on products. Kiara Neilsen, Education Ambassador, will discuss DNA and the partner product Charting Companion 7, DNA Edition, and its ability to produce amazing DNA matrix reports. Family Book Creator, a plug-in product to FTM 2019 will also be discussed and Mark will show how to easily make amazing family histories with this product.

Mark and Kiara will answer user questions and will offer special show pricing for Family Tree Maker, for Windows and Mac, Charting Companion and Family Book Creator.

Outline of Presentation

  • Brief history of Software MacKiev involvement with Family Tree Maker
  • New features of FTM 2019
  • FamilySearch Integration 2.0
  • Profile Picture Perfection
  • TreeVault Cloud Services
  • Rich Colour Coding
  • Smart Filtered Lists
  • Sync Weather Report
  • Using FTM 2019 for the first time
  • Upgrading to FTM 2019 from prior versions
  • Moving trees over to the new version
  • Introduction to DNA
  • Charting Companion 7 – DNA Edition
  • Family Book Creator – Create amazing family history books
  • Questions & Answers Session

Presentation schedule:

DateTimeHost GroupLocation
Nov. 1710:30 amJewish Genealogical Society of Toronto
470 Glencairn Ave
North York
Nov. 187:00 pmWellington Branch
Evergreen Senior Centre
683 Woolwich St, Guelph
Nov. 191:00 pmHuron Branch
Clinton United Church Parlor
105 Ontario St, Clinton
Nov. 201:00 pmManitoulin Island Genealogy Group
NEMI Rec Centre/Arena
Nov. 207:00 pmSudbury Branch
Parkside Centre, YMCA Building
140 Durham St Sudbury
Nov. 211:00 pmNipissing Branch 
Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre
700 Lakeshore Dr
North Bay, ON P1A 2G4
Nov. 237:00 pmSimcoe County Branch
Knights of Columbus Hall
93 Berczy Street, Barrie

All presentations are free. Pre-registration required. Attendance will be limited by the availability of space.

Family Tree Maker products will be available for purchase.

Mark Olsen is the Family Tree Maker Ambassador to historical and genealogical societies around the world working to support their members as they use Family Tree Maker. Mark is a graduate of Brigham Young University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Family History with a Spanish records emphasis. He has been working in the genealogy industry since 2007.

Kiara Neilsen is a member of the Family Tree Maker Ambassador team, working with societies to coordinate educational opportunities. She teaches classes regarding the use of Family Tree Maker, DNA, and how to use DNA results to further genealogical research. Kiara has been working in the genealogy industry since 2014.