Before you can establish a logical coding system for your family branches, decide what you want to achieve. A pedigree chart is an '''ascending''' form starting with yourself, and only notes direct ancestors. A '''descendancy''' chart starts with a certain ancestral couple and comes “down” to you and living generations, including all children of all children. There are many variations on such charts.
Following Family Branches System=====
Here’s an example... If you wish to follow the family branches of your great-grandparents to include all your living relatives, here is the appropriate numbering sequence.<br>