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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Johann Simon Friedrich Benkenstein

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This is Johann Simon Friedrich Benkenstein's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Johann Simon Friedrich's genealogy below.

Johann Simon Friedrich Benkenstein
1808 - 1885

Husband of Anna Maria (Harnecker) Benkenstein

Father of Friedrich Carl Anton Benkenstein, Humberta Hermina Benkenstein and Margarida Benkenstein

Andreas Benkenstein ancestors
abt 1775 -
Weimar, Germany
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Emília Frederica Burgfeld ancestors
abt 1780 -
Weimar, Germany
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Johann Simon Friedrich's family history.

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Ancestor List for Johann Simon Friedrich Benkenstein ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Listmaker [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria.

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 Johann Simon Friedrich along with their spouses.

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

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 [independent app]
This app has 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.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
This tool has 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."

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Johann Simon Friedrich 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 Johann Simon Friedrich photos
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Index of Benkensteins
This page shows all the Benkensteins on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Johann Simon Friedrich. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Benkenstein DNA Connections and BENKENSTEIN G2G.

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 Johann Simon Friedrich
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 Johann Simon Friedrich's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Benkenstein-8 is Johann Simon Friedrich's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Benkenstein-8 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Johann Simon Friedrich 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 Johann Simon Friedrich 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 Johann Simon Friedrich's family names. Many members share its URL via email, 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 Johann Simon Friedrich's family history.

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

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

Tests of Johann Simon Friedrich's DNA
If Johann Simon Friedrich'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 Johann Simon Friedrich'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 Johann Simon Friedrich's Trusted List.

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Johann Simon Friedrich'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 Johann Simon Friedrich. 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 Johann Simon Friedrich'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 Johann Simon Friedrich 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 Johann Simon Friedrich'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 Johann Simon Friedrich'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 Johann Simon Friedrich, 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.