Bertha Lucille (Johnston) Sumner

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Bertha Lucille (Johnston) Sumner

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This is a pedigree chart for Bertha [Johnston-8635]. There are additional tools below.

* Bertha Lucille (Johnston) Sumner
Bertha Lucille (Johnston) Sumner
28 Dec 1898 - 18 Dec 1982
Smithfield township, Madison County, New York

Sister of Claude Leslie Johnston and Lois Margaret (Johnston) Abbott

Wife of Howard Allen Sumner

Mother of Kenneth Sumner and Robert Marshall Sumner

Marshall Briggs Johnston ancestors
15 Aug 1874 - 23 Sep 1956
Smithfield, Madison, New York
Marshall Briggs Johnston ancestors
14 Jan 1849 - 11 Dec 1873
Smithfield, Madison Co.,NY
* Alexander Johnston ancestors
18 Feb 1803 - 21 Aug 1850
County Tyrone, Ireland
* Samuel Johnston ancestors
abt Jul 1764 - 17 Sep 1827
* Sarah Thomson ancestors
abt 01 Mar 1769 - 14 Apr 1830
* Lois Mathewson ancestors
12 Feb 1813 - 31 Aug 1885
Smithfield, Madison, New York, United States
* Winchester Mathewson ancestors
abt Dec 1776 - 26 Aug 1863
* Abigail Swift more treemore tree ancestors
12 Aug 1785 - 17 Jan 1858
Nancy Adelia Hollenbeck ancestors
1852 - 11 Jun 1904
Stockbridge Valley, Madison, New York, United States
* Roland Jacob Hollenbeck ancestors
10 Dec 1831 - 21 Dec 1907
Herkimer, New York, United States
* Cornelius V Hollenbeck more treemore tree ancestors
23 Apr 1803 - 27 Apr 1861
* Surrena Emery more treemore tree ancestors
13 Oct 1810 - 02 Nov 1871
* Mary Ann Hart ancestors
May 1829 - 02 Jan 1917
New York
* George Hart ancestors
Apr 1799 - 06 Jul 1857
* Nancy Adle more tree ancestors
1803 - 07 Jul 1857
Mable Helen Battey ancestors
13 Oct 1877 - 22 Aug 1963
Eaton township, Madison County, New York
Clarence Devillo Battey ancestors
28 Nov 1850 - 23 Oct 1927
Sharon Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States
* Benjamin Hoag Battey ancestors
27 Jul 1826 - 12 Sep 1876
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
* Daniel Battey ancestors
14 Mar 1796 - 28 Sep 1833
* Phebe Jane Hoag more treemore tree ancestors
abt 24 Mar 1799 - 24 May 1855
* Jane L. Hart ancestors
28 Sep 1825 - 09 Jun 1903
Eaton, Madison, New York, United States
* [Hart g-g-grandfather?]
* [Hart g-g-grandmother?]
Margaret A DeWitt ancestors
16 Mar 1857 - 06 Feb 1924
Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States
* John N DeWitt ancestors
abt 1834 - aft 1881
New York, United States
* Nathan DeWitt more treemore tree ancestors
17 Apr 1804 - 21 Aug 1878
* Electa Wyatt more treemore tree ancestors
18 May 1804 - 25 Feb 1888
* Helen Whelpley ancestors
abt Jan 1835 - aft 1900
Warwarsing, Ulster, New York, USA
* Thomas Whelpley more tree ancestors
abt 1810 - abt 1875
* Margaret Terwilliger more treemore tree ancestors
26 Mar 1805 - abt 1871

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

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Ancestor List for Bertha (Johnston) Sumner 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 Bertha 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 Bertha along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Bertha's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Bertha gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Bertha's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Bertha'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 Bertha'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 Bertha photos
Photographs and source images for Bertha. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

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

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Smithfield township, Madison County, New York on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Smithfield, Madison, New York, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Norwich, Chenango County, New York on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Bertha'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 Bertha
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Bertha's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Johnston-8635 is Bertha'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 Johnston-8635 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Bertha 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 Bertha 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 Bertha's family names.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Bertha'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 Bertha. 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 Bertha's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

E-Card for Bertha
Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Bertha 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 Bertha'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 Bertha'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 Bertha, 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.