Transfer InfoTransfer Info Transfer information for persons and families between FamilySearch and your local GEDCOM database (and vice versa). Transfer facts, sources, notes and media for persons. Transfer facts, sources and notes for families.
The transfer button is which can be seen when editing persons or families.
Transferring person information
Use (you will be prompted to import the person if they don't exist in the local database)
Transferring facts between GEDCOM and FamilySearch (Click on the image to enlarge)
The local GEDCOM person is on the left. The FamilySearch person is on the right
In the above example, The FamilySearch person has a death entry (which we can add to GEDCOM) The local person has a source attached (which we can add to FamilySearch)
To move the death information to the local database, expand the section and use The dialog shows the information which will be added to the local GEDCOM database
Copy the death Information to local GEDCOM database (Click on the image to enlarge)
Click to complete the transaction. After the transfer we can see the death information in the local GEDCOM database
View the change in the GEDCOM ⟶ Change Log ...
The change log shows the information added to GEDCOM (Click on the image to enlarge)
To add the GEDCOM source to FamilySearch use The FamilySearch source information is populated from the GEDCOM source.
Adding source data from GEDCOM to FamilySearch (Click on the image to enlarge)
Select to add the source to FamilySearch.
The new source is added to FamilySearch. View the change history using
Change history shows the addition of the source to FamilySearch. (Click on the image to enlarge)
We can transfer media between FamilySearch and GEDCOM (and vice versa) The transfer dialog is launched from .
Transfer media between GEDCOM to FamilySearch (Click on the image to enlarge)
Press to add to FamilySearch
Adding Media to FamilySearch (Click on the image to enlarge)
Press to complete the transaction.
Press to view the memories for William Sitch, this shows the new media added to FamilySearch.
Media added to FamilySearch from GEDCOM. (Click on the image to enlarge)
Transferring Marriage data
Marriage data is associated with Families (not people) Double Click on the family to view the family
View the family before transferring marriage facts. (Click on the image to enlarge)
Press to show the family transfer dialog.
Transferring marriage information from FamilySearch to GEDCOM (Click on the image to enlarge)
Press to start the transfer
After the transfer the local GEDCOM database has the FamilySearch marriage information
Marriage information transferred to the local GEDCOM database. (Click on the image to enlarge)
The change log shows the information added from FamilySearch.
We can track the changes through the changelog. (Click on the image to enlarge)
Track changes to FamilySearch using which shows the change history. Track changes to GEDCOM using GEDCOM ⟶ Change Log ...