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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Mary Shelley (Hershey) Long

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This is a pedigree chart for Mary [Hershey-1]. There are additional tools below.

Mary Shelley (Hershey) Long
13 May 1793 - 14 Oct 1879
Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Wife of Benjamin Long

Mother of Elizabeth Hershey (Long) Kinsey, Frances (Long) Simson, Christiana Long, Mary Long, Benjamin Long and Almira Hershey (Long) Rand

Christian Hershey ancestors
12 Feb 1765 - 18 Oct 1824
Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Christian Hershey ancestors
1730 - Nov 1806
East Hempfield, Lancaster, co. Pa
* Andrew G Hersche ancestors
abt 1702 - abt 07 Jun 1792
Appenzell, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland
* Christian Hersche more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1664 - 06 Aug 1729
* Adelheit Zschille more treemore tree ancestors
1672 - 15 Oct 1741
* Maria Catherine Snavely ancestors
abt 03 Oct 1710 - abt 1780
Boesenbiesen, Alace, France
* Johann Jacob Schnebele more treemore tree ancestors
1659 - 1743
* Anna Unknown ancestors
1661 - 1771
Elizabeth Baughman ancestors
1732 - 1805
* Michael Melchior Bachman ancestors
07 Feb 1692 - 28 May 1756
Oberdiessbach, Canton, Bern, Switzerland
* Jacob Bachman more treemore tree ancestors
08 Feb 1652 - abt 1698
* Barbara Schindler more treemore tree ancestors
1661 - 1700
* Katharine Steiner ancestors
abt 1697 - abt 1766
Oberdiessbach, Canton, Bern, Switzerland
* Johannes Steiner more treemore tree ancestors
26 Nov 1673 - 26 Oct 1758
* Anna Brenneman more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1680 - abt 1756
Elizabeth Mary Shelly ancestors
10 Jun 1761 - Sep 1801
Marietta, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Michael Shelly ancestors
1732 - Apr 1817
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
* Jacob Shelly ancestors
03 Jul 1696 - 18 May 1752
Rathendorf, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
* Abraham Zschille more treemore tree ancestors
28 Nov 1655 - abt 1709
* Christina Bachmann more tree ancestors
abt 1663 -
* Mary Kneisley ancestors
abt 1689 - 1777
Offenburg, Ortenaukreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
* Antonius Kristopher Kneisley Sr more treemore tree ancestors
20 Sep 1657 - bef 14 May 1733
* Magdalena Hempstead ancestors
12 Jul 1662 - 14 May 1733
* [Shelly grandmother? please help] * *
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Mary's family history.

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Ancestor List for Mary (Hershey) Long 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 Mary 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 Mary along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Mary's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Mary gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Mary's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Mary'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 Mary'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 Mary photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Mary yet. Login to upload one.

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

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Marietta, Lancaster co. Pa on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: La Salle, Niagara, New York, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Mary'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 Mary
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Mary's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Hershey-1 is Mary'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 Hershey-1 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Mary 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 Mary 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 Mary's family names.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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