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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Bud McGriff

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This is a pedigree chart for Cap [McGriff-126]. There are additional tools below.

Bud McGriff
about Feb 1896
Georgia, United States

Brother of Mary Lou (Thomas) Maxwell, Burton (Thomas) McGriff, Maggie (Thomas) Young, Gus McGriff, William McGriff, Mallie (McGriff) Robinson, Elizabeth McGriff, Coral (McGriff) Wade, Bashie McGriff, Ellie McGriff, Edkin McGriff and Paul McGriff

Washington McGriff ancestors
abt Feb 1847 - 03 Oct 1926
Georgia, United States
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Edna Sims ancestors
abt May 1860 - abt 25 Jul 1933
Grady, Georgia, United States
* [Sims grandfather? please help] * *
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Cap's family history.

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Ancestor List for Cap McGriff 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 25 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 Cap 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.

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

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

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

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Georgia, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Unknown.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Cap'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 Cap
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Cap's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where McGriff-126 is Cap'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 McGriff-126 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Cap 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 Cap 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 Cap's family names.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

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

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Cap'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 Cap or have a McGriff family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the McGriff surname index, etc. The white dot for Cap indicates that profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

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

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


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

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

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