Adding existing people to Family

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This tutorial will show you how to add an existing person to an existing family (father/mother) combination, or a single father or single mother.

How do I add existing people to Family?

Using the Relationships Category view

1. Select People in the left menu column.

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2. Select the Existing Person

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3. Click Relationships in the left menu column. The person's name you selected under existing person will appear in the top left of the middle area of the Gramps display.

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4. Select the get existing parents' button (see red circle below)

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5. The selection window will pop up.

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6. I like to click on Father to sort by father.

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7. Click on the Father/Mother combination you want.
8. Click the Ok button.
9. You have now added an existing person to a father/mother family.

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You could do the same if there is only a father or mother, just select that family.

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