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While it is nice to be able to import 4 generations from FamilySearch into Ancestry if you do not have an existing tree; however, once you have an existing tree, it would be much better to be able to add those 4 generations to that existing tree rather than creating a new tree each time - or having to add individuals one by one by one and then connect them. Is there really any good reason you cannot do that - or why FamilySearch limits it to 4 generations? I see many folks are using Ancestral Quest or Roots Magic to keep their data on their own computers which would allow them to create a full GEDCOM to upload to any online service like FamilySearch or Ancestry, but don't see how it would be helpful if you created your tree on FamilySearch and couldn't download a full GEDCOM (of vital data only) to that app.
You can add 4 generations to each person you have in your Ancestry tree. So, if you started by creating a Tree with 4 generations, then go to the last person in each line and bring over 4 more generations from FamilySearch and continue to do this until you bring over as many generations as you want.