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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Margriet Decker

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

Margriet Decker
31 Mar 1700 - 1774
Rochester, Ulster County, Province of New York

Sister of Benjamin Decker, Hendrick (Decker) Dekker, Catherine (Decker) Bogard, Geertje Decker, Jacobus Decker, Johannes (Dekker) Decker, Sara Dekker, Lea Decker, Elizabeth Decker and Solomon Decker

Wife of Bernardus Swartwout

Mother of Anthony (Swartwood) Swartwout, Lea (Swartwout) Denmark, Jacobos Swartwout, Barnardus Swartwout, Thomas Swartwoud, Benjamin Swartwout, Jannetje Swartwout, Sara (Swartwout) Custard, Margriet Swartwout, Lisabeth Swartwood, Maria (Swartwood) Mullen, Maria Swartwout and Johannes Swartout

Jacob Janse Decker ancestors
22 May 1671 - 1761
Kingston, Province of New York
Jan Gerritsen Decker ancestors
23 Apr 1640 - 1717
Heerde, Gelderland, Nederland
Gerrit Jansen Decker ancestors
abt 31 Jul 1609 - aft 13 Jul 1660
* [Decker g-g-grandfather?]
* [Decker g-g-grandmother?]
Magdelena Jans ancestors
abt 16 Mar 1616 - abt 1672
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
* [Jans g-g-grandfather?]
* [Jans g-g-grandmother?]
Margariet Hendrickse Westercamp ancestors
bef 19 Oct 1642 - abt 24 Aug 1730
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
* Hendrick Janszen Westercamp ancestors
abt 1615 - 30 Sep 1654
* [Westercamp g-g-grandfather?]
* [Westercamp g-g-grandmother?]
* Femmetje Albertse ancestors
1615 - aft 1667
Aldert Van Norden ancestors
1589 - 1650
Unknown UNKNOWN ancestors
Annatje Hendricks Van Kortryk ancestors
abt 1676 - abt 1722
Ulster, Province of New York
Hendrick Jansen Janssen ancestors
12 Feb 1648 - abt 1741
Beesd, Gelderland, Nederland
* Jan Bastiaensen ancestors
1618 - 08 Jan 1677
Leerdam, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
* Sebastiaen Unknown more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1586 - 1650
Marritje Lucase ancestors
1586 - 1622
* Annetje Cornelise ancestors
1622 - 1677
Kortrijk, West Vlaanderen, South Holland, Netherlands
* [Cornelise g-g-grandfather?]
* [Cornelise g-g-grandmother?]
Catharyn Hansen Hanse ancestors
1647 - 15 Mar 1739
Harlem, New Netherland
Hans Webber ancestors
abt 1620 - abt 1649
Hamburg, Germany
* Hans Jakob Webber ancestors
abt 1590 -
* [Webber g-g-grandmother?]
Elsjie Pieters Van Hamburg ancestors
abt 1622 - 07 Jun 1663
Hamburg, Germany
* Pieter Pieters Van Hamburg more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1600 - abt 1692
* [Van Hamburg g-g-grandmother?]

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

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Ancestor List for Grietjen Decker 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 Grietjen 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 Grietjen's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Grietjen gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Grietjen's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Grietjen'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 Grietjen'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 Grietjen 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 Grietjen photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Grietjen yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Rochester, Ulster County, Province of New York on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Orange, NY on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Lehman Township, Northampton County, Province of Pennsylvania 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 Grietjen
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 Grietjen's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Decker-113 is Grietjen's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Decker-113 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Grietjen 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 Grietjen 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 Grietjen'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 Grietjen's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Grietjen'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 Grietjen. 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 Grietjen'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 Grietjen 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 Grietjen'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 Grietjen'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 Grietjen, 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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