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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Gijsbertus Jansen Geertsen

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This is a pedigree chart for Gijsbertus [Geertsen-22]. There are additional tools below.

Gijsbertus Jansen Geertsen
17 May 1672 - 21 Jun 1769
Merksplas (B)

Husband of Barbara (de Cort) Geertsen

Father of Arnoldus Geerts

Jacobus Joannis Geertsen ancestors
16 Feb 1643 - 14 Oct 1676
Merksplas (B)
Joannis Mertens Jansen Geertsen ancestors
1600 - 15 Sep 1665
* Anthonius Mertens Geertsen ancestors
1565 - 1640
Merksplas, België
* [Geertsen g-g-grandfather?]
* [Geertsen g-g-grandmother?]
* Christiana Jansen ancestors
1565 - 13 May 1650
Merksplas, België
* Nobertus Jansen ancestors
1540 -
* Maria Martens ancestors
1540 -
Cornelia Matthei Rombouts Vermeiren ancestors
1601 -
Merksplas, Antwerpen, Vlaams Gewest, België
* Willem Rombouts Vermeeren ancestors
1570 - 06 Mar 1633
Merksplas, Antwerp, Belgium
* Lenaert Vermeeren more tree ancestors
1540 -
* Christina Wouter Cornelis Cornelis more treemore tree ancestors
1550 -
* Agneet Jacobs ancestors
1570 -
Merksplas, Antwerpen, Belgium
* [Jacobs g-g-grandfather?]
* [Jacobs g-g-grandmother?]
Engeltken Janssens Janssens ancestors
1645 -
Merksplas, België
Mathijs Peeters ancestors
abt 1620 -
* [Peeters great-grandfather?] *
* [Peeters great-grandmother?] *
Cathalijn Janssens ancestors
abt 1626 -
* [Janssens great-grandfather?] *
* [Janssens great-grandmother?] *

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

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Ancestor List for Gijsbertus Geertsen ahnenlist
Uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
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.

How many degrees of separation are between Gijsbertus and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? 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.

Descendant List descendants
Up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Gijsbertus along with their spouses.

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

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Gijsbertus's tree.

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]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
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."

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

Index of Geertsens
Shows all the Geertsens on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Gijsbertus. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Geertsen DNA Connections and GEERTSEN G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Merksplas (B) on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Dessel ( België) on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Gijsbertus's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Gijsbertus
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Gijsbertus's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Geertsen-22 is Gijsbertus's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Geertsen-22 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Gijsbertus 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 Gijsbertus 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
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Gijsbertus's family names.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Gijsbertus's family history.

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

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

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

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

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


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

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

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