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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Silas Belden

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This is a pedigree chart for Silas [Belden-481]. There are additional tools below.

Silas Belden
29 Jul 1691 - Sep 1741
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

Brother of Mary (Belden) Wright and Elizabeth (Belding) Beldin

Husband of Abigail (Robbins) Belden

Father of Silas Belding, Charles Belden, Lydia Belden, Oliver Belden and Jonathan Belden

Jonathan Belden ancestors
21 Jun 1660 - 06 Jul 1734
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
John Belding I ancestors
18 Feb 1635 - 27 Jun 1677
Parish of Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England
* Richard Belden ancestors
abt 1598 - 22 Aug 1655
Yorkshire, England
Lawrence Baldon more treemore tree ancestors
abt 20 May 1571 - abt 02 Aug 1639
* [Belden g-g-grandmother?]
* Margaret Ackrenden ancestors
abt 1602 -
Yorkshire, England
* [Ackrenden g-g-grandfather?]
* [Ackrenden g-g-grandmother?]
Lydia Standish ancestors
24 Aug 1637 - 1679
Wethersfield, Connecticut
* Thomas Standish ancestors
abt 1612 - 05 Dec 1693
* [Standish g-g-grandfather?]
* [Standish g-g-grandmother?]
* Susanna Smith ancestors
1619 - 30 Nov 1692
Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire, England
* Richard Smith Sr. ancestors
abt 1583 - aft 03 Jun 1669
* Rebecca Buswell more treemore tree ancestors
23 Apr 1592 - aft Oct 1668
Mary Wright ancestors
04 Mar 1664 - 08 Sep 1741
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Thomas Wright Jr. ancestors
13 Aug 1630 - 23 Aug 1683
Brook Hall, South Weald, Essex, England
* Thomas Wright Sr. ancestors
19 Nov 1610 - 21 Apr 1670
Brooke Hall, Delavon Manor, Essex, England
* John Wright more treemore tree ancestors
abt 13 Sep 1577 - abt 30 May 1640
* Grace Glascock more treemore tree ancestors
14 May 1579 - 24 Jul 1653
* Mary Cranbroke ancestors
21 Sep 1609 - 1639
Cranbroke, Kent, England
* William Cranbroke ancestors
abt 1582 - aft 1610
* Mabel Unknown ancestors
abt 1585 - aft 1610
Elizabeth Chittenden ancestors
abt 1638 - 17 Feb 1675
Cranbrook, Kent, England
* William Chittenden ancestors
bef 17 Jul 1608 - 01 Feb 1661
Hawkhurst, Kent, England
* William Chittenden more treemore tree ancestors
bef 03 Nov 1577 - bef 03 Dec 1632
* Elizabeth Markley ancestors
abt 1573 - bef 12 Apr 1636
* Joanna Sheaffe ancestors
abt 1612 - 16 Aug 1668
Kent, England
* Edmund Sheafe more treemore tree ancestors
1559 - 01 Nov 1626
* Joan Jordan more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1575 - 01 Aug 1659

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Silas's family history.

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Ancestor List for Silas Belden ahnenlist
Uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
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.

How many degrees of separation are between Silas and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? 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.

Descendant List descendants
Up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Silas along with their spouses.

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

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Silas's tree.

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 [independent app]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
Lots of options for display, color, and sharing, including DNA inheritance, print with PDF, and other views such as "Fractal H-Trees" and "Relative SpiderWebs."

Images of Silas photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Silas yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Beldens
Shows all the Beldens on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Silas. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Belden DNA Connections and BELDEN G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Connecticut on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Silas's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Silas
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Silas's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Belden-481 is Silas's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Belden-481 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Silas 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 [independent app]
Automatically search for Silas 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
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Silas's family names.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Silas'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 Silas. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via email, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Silas'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 Silas 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 Silas'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 Silas'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 Silas, 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.

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