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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for May Rankin (Grant) Danes

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This is a pedigree chart for May [Grant-26]. There are additional tools below.

May Rankin (Grant) Danes
17 Nov 1875
New York, NY

Sister of Emma Grant and Charlotte Grant

Wife of Charles R Danes

Floyd Grant ancestors
29 Aug 1843 - 11 Aug 1916
New York, NY
Alexander B Grant ancestors
14 Feb 1814 - 18 Mar 1902
Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, NY
* Peter Grant ancestors
16 Apr 1778 - 25 Jul 1859
Dutchess, New York, United States
* John Grant ancestors
abt 1750 -
* Susan Williams ancestors
abt 1750 -
* Hannah Bancker ancestors
01 Jan 1778 - 02 Nov 1850
Rensselaer Co., N.Y.
* Adolph Banker more treemore tree ancestors
27 Mar 1754 - 21 Jan 1822
* Ruth Oakley ancestors
21 Oct 1756 - 08 Sep 1838
Rebecca Avery ancestors
12 Oct 1821 - 06 Feb 1907
Camptown, West Point, NY
* Thomas Critchet Avery ancestors
09 Sep 1800 - 29 Jul 1864
Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States
* Josiah Avery Jr. more treemore tree ancestors
abt 31 Jul 1761 - abt 1812
* Hannah Critchet more treemore tree ancestors
1770 - 10 Sep 1845
* Letitia Mckinley ancestors
06 Jun 1800 - 08 Nov 1854
Newburgh, Orange, New York, United States
* [Mckinley g-g-grandfather?]
* [Mckinley g-g-grandmother?]
Charlotte A Adams ancestors
1846 -
New York
* [Adams grandfather? please help] * *
* *
* [Adams grandmother? please help] * *
* *

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

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Ancestor List for May (Grant) Danes 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.

How many degrees of separation are between May 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.

Descendants descendants
Since May 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
Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand May's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom May gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for May's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants link isn't active because May has no children. It may still be possible to test connections to May by testing other descendants of her ancestors who inherited the same 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 May'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. It may not be useful here unless you add children.

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."

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

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

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: New York, NY on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Unknown.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot May's ancestors or descendants on a 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 May
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 May's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Grant-26 is May's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Grant-26 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between May 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 May 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 May'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 May's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
May'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 May. 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 May'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 May 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 Not Possible — Direct Contact Unavailable
Unfortunately, there is no manager for May'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 May'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 May, 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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