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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Sebastian Brosius

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This is Sebastian Brosius's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Sebastian's genealogy below.

Sebastian Brosius
about 1725 - about 3 Jan 1791
Weierbach, Rheinland, Germany

Brother of Julianna Schneider, George Daniel Schneider, John Abraham Brosius, Johann Nicholas Brosius, Maria Elizabeth Simon (Brosius) Rehrer, Jacob Brosius and Peter Brosius

Husband of Margaretha Roth

Father of Maria-Elisabetha (Brosius) Schmidt

Johan George Nicolas Brosius ancestors
31 Jan 1694 - 1762
DNA confirmed
John Niclaus Brosius ancestors
abt 1665 - 14 Mar 1718
Weierbach, Rheinland, Germany
* Conrad Brosius ancestors
1639 - abt 1686
* [Brosius g-g-grandfather?]
* [Brosius g-g-grandmother?]
* [Brosius great-grandmother?] *
Maria Martha Zany ancestors
abt 1662 - 07 Mar 1703
* Hans Michael Zany ancestors
1610 -
* UNKNOWN Zany ancestors
* [Zany g-g-grandmother?]
* Maria Balluff ancestors
1612 -
* Michael Balluff ancestors
1590 -
* [Balluff g-g-grandmother?]
Anna Catherine Simon ancestors
26 Sep 1692 - 1750
Hans Adam Simon ancestors
30 Nov 1664 - 1712
* Johann Peter Simon ancestors
abt 1645 - 1704
* Adam Simon more treemore tree ancestors
1615 - 15 Jan 1659
* Eva Straus more tree ancestors
1618 - abt 1661
* Maria Kieffer ancestors
1649 - 10 Mar 1676
* Peter Kieffer more treemore tree ancestors
1621 -
* Unknown Margaretha ancestors
1620 -
Anna Catherine Hoehn ancestors
16 Aug 1674 - 1692
* Johann Thomas Hoehn ancestors
10 Mar 1654 -
Paffenschwabenheim,Alzey,Rhein Hessen,Prussia
* [Hoehn g-g-grandfather?]
* [Hoehn g-g-grandmother?]
* Anna Amalia Niclaus ancestors
10 Mar 1653 - 1678
Sulzbach, Birkenfeld, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
* [Niclaus g-g-grandfather?]
* [Niclaus g-g-grandmother?]

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


Genealogy Research

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

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 Sebastian and Kevin Bacon? 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 Sebastian photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Sebastian yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Weierbach, Rheinland, Germany on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Tulpehocken,Berks,Pennsylvania,USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Upper Mahoney, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA 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 Sebastian
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 Sebastian's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Brosius-20 is Sebastian's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Brosius-20 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Sebastian 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 Sebastian 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 Sebastian'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 Sebastian's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Privacy Take-Down Request Form
If you are Sebastian or officially represent him and the profile manager refuses to remove personal information use this form.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Sebastian'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 Sebastian'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 Sebastian, 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.