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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Willard Lovering

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This is Willard Lovering's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Willard's genealogy below.

Willard Lovering
18 Nov 1801 - 15 Dec 1875
Holliston, Massachusetts, United States

Brother of Betsey Lovering, Almira Lovering and Betsey Lovering

William Lovering ancestors
16 Jan 1775 - 24 Aug 1862
* [Lovering grandfather? please help] * *
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* [Lovering grandmother? please help] * *
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Mehitable Claflin ancestors
07 Jun 1775 - 15 Sep 1842
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Samuel Claflin ancestors
07 Jun 1743 - 03 Feb 1782
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
* Caleb Claflin ancestors
11 Dec 1708 - 24 Dec 1788
Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts
* Daniel Claflin more treemore tree ancestors
25 Jan 1674 - 1775
* Sarah Edwards more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1680 - 08 Jan 1743
* Mary Jeffords ancestors
26 Aug 1711 -
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay
* John Jeffords Sr ancestors
abt 1690 - abt 1740
* [Jeffords g-g-grandmother?]
Mary Bullard ancestors
04 Jan 1745 - 11 Apr 1781
Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay
* Seth Bullard ancestors
17 Feb 1709 -
Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
* Benjamin Bullard more treemore tree ancestors
01 Mar 1670 - abt 1760
* Tabitha Edwards more treemore tree ancestors
23 Jul 1670 - abt 1772
* Sarah Twitchell ancestors
12 Jun 1720 - 08 Dec 1751
Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
* Ebenezer Twitchell more treemore tree ancestors
10 Dec 1691 - 14 Jun 1778
* Sarah Pratt more treemore tree ancestors
07 Nov 1693 - abt 1728

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

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Ancestor List for Willard Lovering 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.

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

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 Willard and Henry VIII? 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 Willard photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Willard yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Holliston, Massachusetts, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Taunton, Massachusetts, United States 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 Willard
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 Willard's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Lovering-204 is Willard's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Lovering-204 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Willard 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 Willard 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 Willard'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 Willard's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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