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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Johann Jacob Becker

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This is Johann Jacob Becker's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for John Jacob's genealogy below.

Johann Jacob Becker
about 1752 - about 1813
Hesse-Darmstadt, Holy Roman Empire

Brother of Catherine Margaret Becker, Margaretha (Becker) Frank, John James Becker, John Henry Becker, Johann Friederich Becker, Anne Catherine (Becker) Cross, Christian Becker, John Andrew Becker, George Baker and Catherine Barbara (Becker) Vogler

Husband of Judith (Cross) Baker

Father of John Caspar Baker, John Jacob (Beker) Baker, Philip Baker and Johann Frederick Baker

Johannes Jean Becker ancestors
abt 1727 - abt 1812
Hesse-Darmstadt, Holy Roman Empire
Johan Heinrich Becker ancestors
abt 1707 - abt 1752
Hesse-Darmstadt, Holy Roman Empire
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Anna Catherine Dorothea Unknown ancestors
abt 1707 - 16 May 1777
Hesse-Darmstadt, Holy Roman Empire
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Anna Catherine Barbara Loy ancestors
abt 1732 - abt 1800
Holy Roman Empire
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in John Jacob's family history.

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Ancestor List for John Jacob Becker 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 John Jacob 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 John Jacob's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom John Jacob gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for John Jacob's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited John Jacob'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 John Jacob'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.

Dynamic Tree by Topola
An independent app with advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

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 John Jacob and Henry VIII? 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 John Jacob photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for John Jacob yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Hesse-Darmstadt, Holy Roman Empire on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Big Tancook, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada 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 John Jacob
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 John Jacob's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Becker-5705 is John Jacob's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Becker-5705 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between John Jacob 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. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for John Jacob on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just 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 John Jacob'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 John Jacob's family history.

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

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
John Jacob'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 John Jacob or have a Becker 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 Becker surname index, etc. The white dot for John Jacob indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of John Jacob's DNA
If John Jacob'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 John Jacob'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 John Jacob's Trusted List.

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
John Jacob'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 John Jacob. 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 John Jacob'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 John Jacob or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing John Jacob'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 genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on John Jacob's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about John Jacob, 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.