John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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This is John Fitzgerald Kennedy's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for John's genealogy below.

* John Fitzgerald Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
29 May 1917 - 22 Nov 1963
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Brother of Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr, Rose Marie Kennedy, Kathleen Agnes (Kennedy) Cavendish, Eunice Mary (Kennedy) Shriver, Patricia (Kennedy) Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, [private sister (1920s - unknown)] and Edward Moore Kennedy

Husband of Jacqueline Lee (Bouvier) Onassis

Father of Arabella Kennedy, [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], John Fitzgerald Kennedy II and Patrick Bouvier Kennedy

Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr ancestors
06 Sep 1888 - 18 Nov 1969
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Patrick Joseph Kennedy ancestors
14 Jan 1858 - 18 May 1929
East Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
* Patrick Kennedy ancestors
abt 16 Feb 1823 - 22 Nov 1858
Dunganstown, County Wexford, Ireland
* [Kennedy g-g-grandfather?]
* [Kennedy g-g-grandmother?]
* Bridget Murphy ancestors
abt 1821 - 20 Dec 1888
Owenduff, New Ross, Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland
* Richard Murphy ancestors
abt 1805 -
* Mary Barron ancestors
abt 1805 - abt 1855
Mary Augusta Hickey ancestors
06 Dec 1857 - 20 May 1923
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
* James Hickey ancestors
25 Dec 1836 - 22 Nov 1900
Cork, Munster, Ireland
* Michael Hickey more tree ancestors
1786 - Feb 1870
* Catherine Hasselt ancestors
1800 -
* Margaret M Field ancestors
26 Jan 1835 - 05 Jun 1911
Rosscarbery, Cork, Munster, Ireland
* Patrick Field ancestors
abt 1806 - 1880
* Mary Sheehy more tree ancestors
1800 - 1880
Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald ancestors
22 Jul 1890 - 22 Jan 1995
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
John Francis Fitzgerald ancestors
11 Feb 1863 - 03 Oct 1950
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
* Thomas Fitzgerald ancestors
abt 1829 - 19 May 1885
* Michael Fitzgerald more treemore tree ancestors
1792 - bef 16 Nov 1875
* Ellen Wilmouth more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1797 - 17 Nov 1875
* Rosanna Cox ancestors
1836 - 10 Mar 1879
County Cavan, Ireland
* Philip Cox ancestors
abt 1815 -
* [Cox g-g-grandmother?]
Mary Josephine Hannon ancestors
31 Oct 1865 - 08 Aug 1964
Acton, Middlesex County, Massachutesetts, USA
* Michael Hannon ancestors
29 Sep 1832 - 01 Feb 1900
County Limerick, Ireland
* John Hannon ancestors
1790 - 22 Jul 1835
* Ellen Noonan ancestors
1793 - 28 Nov 1877
* Mary Fitzgerald ancestors
27 May 1834 - 01 Jul 1904
Bruff, County Limerick, Ireland
* Edmund Fitzgerald ancestors
21 Aug 1798 - 26 Oct 1883
* Mary Lenihan ancestors
abt 1800 - bef 1850

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

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Ancestor List for John Kennedy ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

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 John along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand John's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom John gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for John's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited John'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 John's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

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.

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.

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between John and Queen Victoria? 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 John photos
Here are photographs and source images for John. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: St. Mary's Church, Newport, Rhode Island, on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Dallas, Texas, United States of America on Google Maps | Open Street 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 John
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 John's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Kennedy-96 is John's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Kennedy-96 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between John 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
Automatically search for John 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 John's family names. Many members share its URL via e-mail, 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 John's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
John'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 John. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit John's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

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