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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Sylvanus Collins

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

Sylvanus Collins
08 Jul 1727 - 17 Dec 1759
Truro, Massachusetts

Brother of Joseph Collins, Ruth Collins, Richard Collins, Lydia Collins, Benjamin Collins, Jonathan Collins Jr., Hannah Collins and Mary Collins

Benjamin Collins ancestors
06 Feb 1687 - 23 Dec 1756
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Joseph Collins ancestors
- 18 Feb 1724
* [Collins great-grandfather?] *
* [Collins great-grandmother?] *
Ruth Knowles ancestors
03 Nov 1657 - 28 Aug 1714
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
* Richard Knowles ancestors
17 Sep 1614 - 01 Feb 1682
Lancashire, England
* [Knowles g-g-grandfather?]
* [Knowles g-g-grandmother?]
* Ruth Bower ancestors
1616 - 1687
Dorset, England
* George Bowers more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1590 - bef 30 Dec 1656
* Barbara Smythe more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1595 - 25 Mar 1644
Sarah Bangs ancestors
1686 - 02 Apr 1759
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Jonathan Bangs ancestors
25 Feb 1640 - 09 Nov 1728
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
* Edward Bangs ancestors
28 Oct 1591 - 16 Feb 1679
Panfield, Essex, England
* John Bangs more treemore tree ancestors
1560 - 11 Feb 1632
* Jane Chavis ancestors
1563 - 11 Feb 1632
* Rebecca Unknown ancestors
abt 1615 - abt 19 Oct 1677
* [g-g-grandfather?]
* [g-g-grandmother?]
Mary Mayo ancestors
03 Feb 1645 - 26 Jan 1711
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts
* Samuel Mayo ancestors
1620 - 26 Apr 1664
* John Mayo Jr. more treemore tree ancestors
bef 16 Oct 1597 - 03 May 1676
* Timmosjin Brike ancestors
1600 - abt 26 Feb 1683
* Thomasine Lumpkin ancestors
1626 - 16 Jun 1709
Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
* William Lumpkin more tree ancestors
1600 - 29 Jan 1670
* Thomasine Constable more treemore tree ancestors
- 26 Feb 1682
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Sylvanus's family history.


Genealogy Research

Ancestor List for Sylvanus Collins 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.

Descendants descendants
Since Sylvanus has no children the descendants page isn't available. Do you know of children? Please let the profile managers know.

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 Sylvanus's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Sylvanus gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Sylvanus's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants link isn't active because Sylvanus has no children. It may still be possible to test connections to Sylvanus by testing other descendants of his ancestors who inherited the same Y chromosome, X chromosome or mitochondrial 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 Sylvanus'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. It may not be useful here unless you add a spouse.

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 Sylvanus 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 Sylvanus photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Sylvanus yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Truro, Massachusetts on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Truro, Massachusetts 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 Sylvanus
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 Sylvanus's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Collins-880 is Sylvanus's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Collins-880 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Sylvanus 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.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for Sylvanus 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 Sylvanus'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 Sylvanus's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Sylvanus'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 Sylvanus. 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 Sylvanus'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 Sylvanus 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 Sylvanus or officially represent him and the profile manager refuses to remove personal information use this form.

Private Message Not Possible — Direct Contact Unavailable
Unfortunately, there is no manager for Sylvanus's profile. Will you become a member and take responsibility for it?

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Sylvanus'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 Sylvanus, 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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