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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Hedwig (Brandenburg) Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel

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This is a pedigree chart for Hedwig [Brandenburg-213]. There are additional tools below.

Hedwig (Brandenburg) Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel
2 Mar 1540 - 21 Oct 1602

Sister of Johann Georg (Hohenzollern) von Brandenburg and Barbara (Hohenzollern) von Brandenburg

Wife of Julius (Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel) von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel

Mother of Heinrich Julius Brunswick and Maria (Welf) von Sachsen-Lauenburg

Joachim Hector Hohenzollern ancestors
13 Jan 1505 - 03 Jan 1571
Cölln, Berlin, Germany
Joachim Nestor Buren ancestors
21 Feb 1484 - 11 Jul 1535
Cölln an der Spree, Berlin, Germany
* Johann Hohenzollern ancestors
02 Aug 1455 - 09 Jan 1499
Ansbach, Bayern,
* Albrecht Hohenzollern more treemore tree ancestors
24 Nov 1414 - 11 Mar 1486
* Margarethe Baden more treemore tree ancestors
1431 - 24 Oct 1457
* Margarete Wettin ancestors
1449 - 13 Jul 1501
Weimar, Langrafschaft Thüringen, Heiliges Römisches Reich
* Wilhelm Baden more treemore tree ancestors
30 Apr 1425 - 17 Sep 1482
* Anna Habsburg more treemore tree ancestors
12 Apr 1432 - 14 Nov 1462
Elisabeth Oldenburg ancestors
24 Jun 1485 - 10 Jun 1555
Fyn, Denmark
* Johannes Oldenburg ancestors
abt 02 Feb 1454 - abt 20 Feb 1512
Skanderborg Castle, Jutland, Denmark
* Christian Oldenberg more treemore tree ancestors
Feb 1426 - 21 May 1481
* Dorothea Brandenburg-Kulmbach more treemore tree ancestors
1430 - 10 Nov 1495
* Christine Wettin ancestors
25 Dec 1461 - 08 Dec 1521
Torgau, Saxony, Germany
* Ernst Wettin more treemore tree ancestors
24 Mar 1441 - 26 Aug 1486
* Elisabeth Wittelsbach more treemore tree ancestors
02 Feb 1443 - 05 Mar 1484
Jadwiga Jagiellonka ancestors
15 Mar 1513 - 07 Feb 1573
Poznań, Królestwo Polskie
Zygmunt Jagiello ancestors
01 Jan 1467 - 01 Apr 1548
Kozienice, Kielce, Poland
* Kazimierz Jagiellończyk ancestors
30 Nov 1427 - 07 Jun 1492
Krakow, Krakow, Poland
* Jogaila Gediminaitis more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1351 - 01 Jun 1434
* Сафія Андрэеўна Andrejevna more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1405 - abt 21 Sep 1461
* Elisabeth Habsburg ancestors
aft 1436 - 30 Aug 1505
Wien, Österreich
* Albrecht Hapsburg more treemore tree ancestors
abt 16 Aug 1397 - abt 27 Oct 1439
* Eliska Luxembourg more treemore tree ancestors
07 Oct 1409 - 19 Dec 1442
Borbála Szapolyay ancestors
1495 - 02 Oct 1515
Trencsén, Trencsén, Hungary
* István Szapolyay ancestors
bef 1451 - 25 Dec 1499
* [Szapolyay g-g-grandfather?]
* [Szapolyay g-g-grandmother?]
* Jadwiga Piast ancestors
abt 1469 - 06 Apr 1521
* Premislaw Piast more treemore tree ancestors
- 1477
* Anna Piast more tree ancestors
aft 1446 - aft 1477

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

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Ancestor List for Hedwig (Brandenburg) Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel 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 Hedwig 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 Hedwig along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Hedwig's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Hedwig gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Hedwig's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Hedwig'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 Hedwig'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 Hedwig photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Hedwig yet. Login to upload one.

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

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 Hedwig
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Hedwig's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Brandenburg-213 is Hedwig'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 Brandenburg-213 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Hedwig 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 Hedwig 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 Hedwig's family names.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Hedwig'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 Hedwig. 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 Hedwig'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 Hedwig 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 Hedwig'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 Hedwig'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 her in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Hedwig, 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.