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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for William Jennings Bryan

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This is William Jennings's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for William Jennings's genealogy below.

William Jennings Bryan
19 Mar 1860 - 26 Jul 1925
Salem Marion County IL

Brother of Virginia Bryan, John H Bryan, Hiram Bryan, Francis Maria Bryan, Russell Jones Bryan, Charles Wayland Bryan, Nancy Lillard Bryan and Mary Elizabeth Bryan

Husband of Mary Elizabeth Baird

Father of Ruth Baird Bryan, William Jennings Bryan Jr and Grace Dexter Bryan

Silas Lillard Bryan ancestors
04 Nov 1822 - 30 Mar 1880
Sperryville VA
John Bryan ancestors
abt 1790 - abt 1836
* [Bryan great-grandfather?] *
* [Bryan great-grandmother?] *
Nancy Lillard ancestors
abt 1788 - abt 1838
* John Lillard ancestors
abt 1764 - 03 Feb 1834
Bromfield Parish, Culpeper, Virginia, United States
* [Lillard g-g-grandfather?]
* Anne Moore ancestors
1742 - 12 Sep 1826
* Rachel Garrott ancestors
abt 1766 - abt 1818
* [Garrott g-g-grandfather?]
* [Garrott g-g-grandmother?]
Mariah Elizabeth Jennings ancestors
24 May 1834 - 27 Jun 1896
Walnut Hill
Charles Waters Jennings ancestors
11 Jan 1802 - 18 Aug 1872
Nelson County KY
* Israel Jennings Jr ancestors
03 Jul 1776 - 07 Aug 1860
Longview, Cowlitz WA
* Israel Jennings more treemore tree ancestors
25 Jun 1745 - 25 Jul 1830
* Charity Freeman more treemore tree ancestors
23 Sep 1759 - Oct 1840
* [Jennings great-grandmother?] *
Maria Woods Davidson ancestors
15 Dec 1802 - 03 Apr 1885
* [Davidson great-grandfather?] *
* [Davidson great-grandmother?] *
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in William Jennings's family history.


Genealogy Research

Ancestor List for William Jennings Bryan ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of William Jennings along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand William Jennings's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom William Jennings gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for William Jennings's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited William Jennings's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in William Jennings's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

Dynamic Tree
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between William Jennings and Kevin Bacon? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Images of William Jennings photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for William Jennings yet. Please contact the profile managers if you have any.

Index of Bryans
This page shows all the Bryans on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond William Jennings. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Bryan DNA Connections and BRYAN G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Salem Marion County IL on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Dayton, Rhea County TN on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of William Jennings
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see William Jennings's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Bryan-715 is William Jennings's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Bryan-715 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between William Jennings and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal.

Shareable Family Tree shareable tree
This is a family tree page for William Jennings that is designed for sharing on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, etc. Copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of William Jennings's family names. Many members share its URL via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow William Jennings's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to William Jennings's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
William Jennings's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about William Jennings or have a Bryan family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Bryan surname index, etc. The green dot for William Jennings indicates that his profile is Public. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of William Jennings's DNA
If William Jennings's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of William Jennings's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on William Jennings's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit William Jennings's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in William Jennings and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to William Jennings.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding William Jennings's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about William Jennings
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about William Jennings and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just William Jennings's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
William Jennings's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in William Jennings. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit William Jennings's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of William Jennings or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Privacy Take-Down Request Form
If you are William Jennings or officially represent him and the profile manager refuses to remove personal information use this form.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing William Jennings's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a family member or descendant please join the Trusted List. This will you give you full access to view, follow, and edit William Jennings's information on WikiTree. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about William Jennings, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.