Use the form below to create a citation for a record/image/media found on Ancestry.com to be used as a Wikitree citation. Optional: Add a link to a free-to-view image so that non-Ancestry-subscribing Wikitreers can also view the original source. (Highly recommended!) Last update: 10 June 2021
Fill out the coloured sections of the form below.
Click the Compile Citation button to assemble the pieces together into one REF citation /REF chunk of text.
Click the Copy Citation button to copy the reference to your clipboard. (May need to scroll down)
Paste the citation into the WikiTree profile you are currently editing.
Note: In some browsers, you can resize this textbox by dragging on bottom right corner downwards.
Check this box to replace new line characters (when you hit ENTER) in Final Note with <br/> code This will force WikiTree to respect the new line formatting of your transcription. (Useful for lists, e.g. census data)
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See example of a WikiTree profile using citations built with the Ancestry Citation Builder.
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