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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Nelson Redington Dewey

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

Nelson Redington Dewey
29 Jan 1820 - about 1855
Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts

Brother of Minerva Ann Dewey, Henry Bradley Dewey, Caroline Maria Dewey, Rodney H. Dewey and Allen Mckee Dewey

Husband of Mary Freedom (Gleason) Dewey

Father of Henry A. Dewey

Addison Dewey ancestors
05 Feb 1793 - 19 May 1835
Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Samuel Dewey ancestors
08 May 1762 - 08 Jan 1829
Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut
* Samuel Dewey Jr. ancestors
20 Oct 1732 - 07 Mar 1801
Lebanon, Connecticut
* Samuel Dewey more treemore tree ancestors
05 Jul 1704 - 1742
* Elizabeth Allen more treemore tree ancestors
14 Sep 1712 -
* Mindwell Post ancestors
22 Oct 1741 - 11 Mar 1826
Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut
* Joseph Post more treemore tree ancestors
1681 - 23 Apr 1749
* Mary Post more treemore tree ancestors
03 Jun 1711 - 27 Mar 1760
Milly McKee ancestors
03 Apr 1762 - 16 Nov 1842
East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
* Nathaniel McKee ancestors
30 Jan 1727 - 16 Feb 1815
Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut
* [McKee g-g-grandfather?]
* [McKee g-g-grandmother?]
* Prudence Hollister ancestors
16 Aug 1735 - 16 Aug 1825
Eastbury, Connecticut
* Charles Hollister more treemore tree ancestors
26 Jul 1701 - 02 Feb 1753
* Prudence Francis more treemore tree ancestors
24 Jan 1708 - 1753
Clarissa Ann Reddington ancestors
07 Mar 1791 - 16 Apr 1869
Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
* [Reddington grandfather? please help] * *
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* [Reddington grandmother? please help] * *
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Nelson's family history.

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Ancestor List for Nelson Dewey ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Listmaker [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria.

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 Nelson along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Nelson's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Nelson gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Nelson's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Nelson'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 Nelson's tree.

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.

Dynamic Tree by Topola [independent app]
This app has advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

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.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
This tool has lots of options for display, color, and sharing, including DNA inheritance, print with PDF, and other views such as "Fractal H-Trees" and "Relative SpiderWebs."

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Nelson 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 Nelson photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Nelson yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      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 Nelson
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 Nelson's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Dewey-1887 is Nelson's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Dewey-1887 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Nelson 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 [independent app]
Automatically search for Nelson 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 Nelson's family names. Many members share its URL via email, 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 Nelson's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Nelson'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 Nelson. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via email, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Nelson'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 Nelson 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 Nelson'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 Nelson'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 Nelson, 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.