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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Hester (Eckert) Van Amburgh

Privacy Level: Public (Green)

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

Hester (Eckert) Van Amburgh
- 28 Jun 1999
Highland, NY

Sister of John Eckert, George Eckert, Charles Eckert, James Eckert, May Eckert, Ray Eckert, Lillian Eckert, Ethel Eckert and [private brother (1910's - unknown)]

Wife of Charles Van Amburgh

Mother of Donna Van Amburgh, Frederick Van Amburgh, George Van Amburgh, Gloria Van Amburgh, Margaret Van Amburgh, Patricia Van Amburgh, Richard Van Amburgh, Samuel Van Amburgh and William Van Amburgh

Edward Eckert ancestors
* [Eckert grandfather? please help] * *
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* [Eckert grandmother? please help] * *
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Lillian M. Fairbanks ancestors
1886 - 11 Mar 1922
James Fairbanks ancestors
abt 1890 -
* [Fairbanks great-grandfather?] *
* [Fairbanks great-grandmother?] *
Ellen Maria Smith ancestors
26 Jun 1872 - 17 Mar 1912
Newburgh, NY
* Charles Theron Smith ancestors
28 Dec 1847 - 10 Feb 1887
Ulster County. NY
* Ambrose Smith ancestors
abt 1820 - 24 Oct 1888
* Ellen M. Post ancestors
15 Jan 1826 - 27 Jul 1823
* Julia Elizabeth Wygant ancestors
23 Jan 1846 - 09 Sep 1938
Troy, Rensselaer County, NY
* John William Wygant aka Wyant more treemore tree ancestors
18 Sep 1809 - abt 20 Jan 1885
* Elizabeth Smith ancestors
abt 1812 - bef 1860
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Hester's family history.


Genealogy Research

Ancestor List for Hester (Eckert) Van Amburgh 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 Hester 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 Hester's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Hester gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Hester's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Hester'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 Hester'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 Hester 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 Hester photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Hester yet. Please contact the profile managers if you have any.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Highland, NY on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Marlborough, NY 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 Hester
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 Hester's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Eckert-149 is Hester's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Eckert-149 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Hester 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 Hester 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 Hester'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 Hester's family history.

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

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Hester'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 Hester or have a Eckert family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate her tree.

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

Tests of Hester's DNA
If Hester'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 Hester'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 Hester's Trusted List.

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Hester'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 Hester. 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 Hester'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 Hester 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 Hester or officially represent her 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 Hester'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 Hester's information on WikiTree. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Hester, 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.