Welcome to The Directory Orientation Page.|
Below this text you will find the "LEGEND FOR TREE ICONS" which explains the various parts of the
Directory Tree. This same easy reference can be found at the bottom of each page of the Directory, or
the "Tree View" pages as they are called. By studying the Legend, you can get more acquainted with all
the elements of the Tree View pages. To further explain the layout of the Tree View, this text is
provided on this page only. You may need to scroll down to view the tree, after reading about each
point in this orientation text.
Each Tree View page contains at least the first four people positions you see on this page. The entire
structure of each Tree View page is built around the "Target Person" who is a blood-line relative in
the Longhurst family. To the right of the Target will be his/her spouse, and above the Target will be
his/her parents. Below the Target and Spouse you'll find the children, if any exist and have been
submitted. If information is entered correctly, everyone born or adopted into the blood-line of the
family will display on the left hand column, while all spouses and step children will display on the
right hand column.
Each person's name in the Tree View is either blue or red in color, representing the male or female
gender respectively. The blinking arrows pointing up and down, are used for navigating the tree to
the next generation, as the corresponding name becomes the new Target person for the view it links
to. Likewise, the blinking arrow pointing to the right links to more information about the person.
The page containing the extra information is called The Personal Information Page or "PIP"
for short. The links on this orientation page are inactive, but as the actual links are presented to
you, in the Tree View pages, it will be possible to navigate from anyone, to anyone listed in the
The square icons showing above a person's name, indicate the various Internet features which have been
activated for that person. The quick reference this provides, helps searchers identify which features
may be accessed from the person's PIP. Only from the PIP can these features be used. The headstone
indicates that the person is deceased. And the unique green number above each name is the Personal
Identification Number or "PIN" which is assigned at the time the record was created. A PIN number
can help users find the exact person in the directory, from the Directory Introduction Page.
A spouse with a solid green connection line to the Target person, indicates the couple is either
currently married or was married at time of death. A broken connection line indicates they are divorced.
Spouses will be listed in order on the right hand side, with marital status indicated by the green line.
Now, you should have enough understanding to use the Family Directory. To test your knowledge, here
is a fast quiz with the answerers. See if you can answer each of the following questions:
1. How many people are represented on this orientation page? "8"
2. How many children are represented? "3"
3. How many of these children belong to the target person? "2"
4. How many spouses to the Target Person are represented? "2"
5. How many people are represented as "deceased"? "2"
6. How many blood-line relatives are represented? "4"
7. Which spouse is/was the Target married to? "Spouse 2"
8. How many have E-mail? "3"
9. How many males and females are there? "4 of each"
10. Do both the blood-line children have spouses or children of their own? "No"
11. How can you tell? "The down-arrow link is not next to the last child"
12. Any guesses why the last child never married? "Because she died young"
13. Is there any better way to manage a huge family directory? "Not to our knowledge"
If you happen upon any erroneous information, as you browse the many branches of the family tree,
feel free to contact the person who edited the directory via E-mail. Editors information is provided
on each person's PIP, to the right of their name.