Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce

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

* Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce
24 Jun 1842 - about 1914
Chester, Meigs, Ohio, United States

Brother of Arthur Bierce, Abigail Bell (Bierce) Chappell, Amelia Josephine (Bierce) Guthrie, Ann Maria (Bierce) Good, Addison Byron Bierce, Aurelius Bierce, Augustus F. Bierce, Almeda Sophia (Bierce) Pittenger, Andrew Jackson Bierce, Albert Sherwood Bierce, Adelia Bierce and Aurelia Bierce

Husband of Mary Ellen (Day) Bierce

Father of Raymond Day Bierce, Leigh Bierce and Helen Ray Bierce

Marcus Aurelius Bierce ancestors
16 Aug 1799 - 13 Feb 1876
Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
William James Bierce ancestors
26 Mar 1753 - 1835
Halifax, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay
* Hezekiah Bierce ancestors
06 Apr 1720 -
Plymouth, Plymouth Co, MA
* Shubael Bierce more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1688 - abt Feb 1774
* Thankful Ford more treemore tree ancestors
1689 - aft 1754
* Deborah Sturtevant ancestors
12 Feb 1732 -
Plympton, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay
* Issac Sturtevant more treemore tree ancestors
10 Aug 1708 - abt 06 Feb 1751
* Sarah Fuller more treemore tree ancestors
28 Sep 1712 - 21 Jul 1763
Abigail Bell ancestors
02 Oct 1764 - 25 Apr 1815
Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut
* Samuel Bell ancestors
27 Apr 1719 -
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
* Robert Bell Jr. more tree ancestors
1680 - 23 Aug 1727
* Abigail Tilton more treemore tree ancestors
bef 01 Apr 1679 - 13 Nov 1727
* Mary Martha Warren ancestors
abt 13 Mar 1719 -
Plainfield, Connecticut
* David Warren more treemore tree ancestors
04 Apr 1696 - Oct 1738
* Patience Thomson more tree ancestors
abt 1697 - aft 1738
Laura Sherwood ancestors
28 Feb 1803 - 22 May 1878
Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Joshua Bradford Sherwood ancestors
19 May 1772 - 21 Nov 1832
Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut
* Ebenezer Sherwood ancestors
10 Apr 1737 - 24 Jan 1785
Weston, Fairfield Co., Connecticut
* John Sherwood more treemore tree ancestors
22 Sep 1705 - 17 Sep 1779
* Mary Walker more treemore tree ancestors
27 May 1710 - 12 Jun 1767
* Hannah Bradford ancestors
09 Mar 1747 - abt 1813
Kingston, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay
* Joshua Bradford more treemore tree ancestors
23 Jun 1710 - 22 May 1758
* Hannah Bradford more treemore tree ancestors
10 Apr 1720 - 22 May 1758
Anna Bonney ancestors
18 Nov 1774 - 23 Jul 1847
Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut
* Titus Bonney ancestors
01 Jun 1744 - 16 Feb 1826
Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony
* Perez Bonney more treemore tree ancestors
10 Mar 1709 - Jul 1766
* Ruth Snow more treemore tree ancestors
12 May 1720 - 04 Jun 1789
* Anna Pierce ancestors
20 Feb 1749 - Mar 1838
Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut
* Joshua Pierce more treemore tree ancestors
25 Jan 1705 - 15 Mar 1794
* Hopestill Holloway more treemore tree ancestors
1710 - 10 Apr 1784

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

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Ancestor List for Ambrose Bierce 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 Ambrose 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 Ambrose's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Ambrose gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Ambrose's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Ambrose'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 Ambrose'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 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 Ambrose 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 Ambrose photos
Here are photographs and source images for Ambrose. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Chester, Meigs, Ohio, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: The Day House, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Mexico 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 Ambrose
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 Ambrose's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Bierce-17 is Ambrose's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Bierce-17 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Ambrose 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 Ambrose 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 Ambrose'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 Ambrose's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Ambrose'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 Ambrose. 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 Ambrose's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

E-Card for Ambrose
Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Ambrose 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 Ambrose'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 Ambrose'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 Ambrose, 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.