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This is Thankful (Denison) Billings's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Thankful's genealogy below.

Thankful (Denison) Billings
1714 - Nov 1797
Preston, New London Co., Connecticut

Sister of Mary Denison, Phebe (Denison) Herrick, Ann Denison, William Denison, Lucy (Denison) Swan, Abigail (Denison) Billings, Avery Denison Sr., Desire (Denison) Stanton, Christopher Denison and John Denison

Wife of Joseph Billings Jr.

Mother of Comfort (Billings) Hewitt, Sarah (Billings) Edwards, Nathan Billings and Desire (Billings) Babcock

William Denison ancestors
07 Apr 1677 - 13 Feb 1730
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
John Borodell Denison ancestors
abt 14 Jul 1646 - 26 Apr 1698
Stonington, Connecticut
* George Denison Sr. ancestors
10 Dec 1620 - 23 Oct 1694
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
* William Denison more treemore tree ancestors
bef 03 Feb 1571 - 25 Jan 1654
* Margaret Chandler more treemore tree ancestors
abt 13 Oct 1577 - 03 Feb 1645
* Ann Borodell ancestors
17 Mar 1615 - 26 Sep 1712
Cork, Cork, Ireland
* John Boradell ancestors
aft 1585 -
* Ann Aldwin Broughton ancestors
abt 1593 - abt Jan 1627
Phoebe Lay ancestors
05 Jan 1650 - abt 28 Feb 1698
Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut
* Robert Lay I ancestors
abt 1617 - 09 Jul 1689
* [Lay g-g-grandfather?]
* [Lay g-g-grandmother?]
* Sarah Fenner ancestors
26 Nov 1615 - 25 May 1676
Horley, Surrey, England
* Arthur Fenner more treemore tree ancestors
1575 - 1640
* Sarah Browne more treemore tree ancestors
abt 22 Oct 1592 - aft 1633
Mary Avery ancestors
bef 14 Nov 1680 - Feb 1762
New London, Connecticut
John Avery ancestors
10 Feb 1654 - 17 Apr 1724
New London, New London, Connecticut
* James Avery ancestors
1620 - 18 Apr 1700
Cornwall/Devonshire, England
* Christopher Avery more treemore tree ancestors
1590 - 12 Mar 1679
* Margery Stephens ancestors
1592 - 1643
* Joanna Greenslade ancestors
1622 - 16 Apr 1693
Exeter, Devon, England
* [Greenslade g-g-grandfather?]
* [Greenslade g-g-grandmother?]
Abigail Chesebrough ancestors
30 Sep 1656 - aft 05 Jan 1713
Wequetequock, New London, Connecticut
* Samuel Cheesbrough Sr. ancestors
bef 01 Apr 1627 - 31 Jul 1673
Boston, Lincolnshire, England
* William Cheesbrough III more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1594 - 09 Jun 1667
* Anna Stevenson more treemore tree ancestors
bef 23 Aug 1598 - 24 Aug 1673
* Abigail Ingraham ancestors
abt 1636 - 09 Sep 1715
Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony
* Richard Ingraham ancestors
abt 1600 - 07 Aug 1683
* Elizabeth Wignall more treemore tree ancestors
1604 - bef Oct 1668

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

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

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Preston, New London Co., Connecticut on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Preston, New London Co., Connecticut on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Unknown.

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 Thankful
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 Thankful's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Denison-85 is Thankful's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Denison-85 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Thankful 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 Thankful 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 Thankful'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 Thankful's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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