Geoffrey  Chaucer

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Geoffrey Chaucer

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

* Geoffrey  Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
1343 - 25 Oct 1400
London, Middlesex, England

Brother of Katherine (Chaucer) Manning

Husband of Phillipa (Roet) Chaucer

Father of Thomas Chaucer, Alice Chaucer, Lewis Chaucer and Agnes Chaucer

John Le Chaucer ancestors
1309 - 1366
London, Middlesex, England
Robert Malyn Le Chaucer ancestors
1277 - 1315
Lynn, Shropshire, England
* Andrew De Chaucer ancestors
1251 - 1288
Lynn, Shropshire, England
* Robert Le Taverner ancestors
1230 - 1280
* Dulcia Le Taverner ancestors
1234 - 1328
* Isabella De Tilney ancestors
abt 1254 - abt 1338
Lynn, Shropshire, England
* Walter DeTilney ancestors
1230 - 1300
* Agnes DeTilney ancestors
1233 - 1301
Mary Heyrown ancestors
1286 - 1308
Lynn, Shropshire, England
* [Heyrown great-grandfather?] *
* [Heyrown great-grandmother?] *
Agnes Copton ancestors
1317 - 1381
London, Middlesex, England
John de Copton ancestors
abt 1295 -
* [de Copton great-grandfather?] *
* [de Copton great-grandmother?] *
* [Copton grandmother? please help] * *
* *

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

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

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: London, Middlesex, England on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: England on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: London, Middlesex, England 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 Geoffrey
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 Geoffrey's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Chaucer-7 is Geoffrey's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Chaucer-7 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Geoffrey 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 Geoffrey 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 Geoffrey'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 Geoffrey's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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