William Starling McLelland Sr.

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for William Starling McLelland Sr.

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This is William Starling McLelland Sr.'s basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for William Starling's genealogy below.

* William Starling McLelland Sr.
William Starling McLelland Sr.
11 Jan 1891 - 15 Feb 1952
Loango, Covington County, Alabama, USA

Brother of Minnie C (McLelland) Cauley, Otis Arnold McLelland and Fara M McLelland

Husband of Creasie Gladys (Lundy) McLelland

Father of William Starling McLelland Jr., Betty Thornton Mcleland (McLelland) Thorton, Hilda McLelland, Salonia Jane McLelland and Wanda Theron (McLelland) Garnett

Alvin Tatum McLelland ancestors
30 Sep 1869 - 20 Apr 1946
Covington County, Alabama, United States of America
Doctor C. McLelland ancestors
Jan 1824 - abt 1901
North Carolina, United States
* [McLelland great-grandfather?] *
* [McLelland great-grandmother?] *
Elizabeth Lambert ancestors
abt 01 Jun 1828 -
Alabama, USA
* [Lambert great-grandfather?] *
* [Lambert great-grandmother?] *
Salonia Frances Franklin ancestors
05 Nov 1868 - 16 Jul 1915
Loango, Covington County, Alabama, United States of America
William H Franklin ancestors
abt 1823 - 25 Nov 1896
Loango, Covington County, Alabama, United States of America
DNA confirmed
Wilson Franklin ancestors
abt 1794 - abt 1836
Georgia, United States of America
DNA confirmed
Thomas Franklin ancestors
bef 1770 - 1828
* Nancy Unknown ancestors
abt 1770 - aft 1830
* Temperance Straughn ancestors
1788 - abt 1868
Chatham County, North Carolina, United States of America
* John Straughn ancestors
abt 1763 - aft 1810
* Unknown Stewart more tree ancestors
bef 1770 -
Elizabeth Jane Williams ancestors
25 Aug 1832 - 31 Mar 1924
Red Level, Covington County, Alabama, United States of America
* John L Williams ancestors
abt 1800 -
* [Williams g-g-grandfather?]
* [Williams g-g-grandmother?]
* Cintha Unknown ancestors
1800 - bef 1866
* [g-g-grandfather?]
* [g-g-grandmother?]

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

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Ancestor List for William Starling McLelland Sr. 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 William Starling 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 William Starling's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom William Starling gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for William Starling's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited William Starling'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 William Starling'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 William Starling 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 William Starling photos
Here are photographs and source images for William Starling. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Loango, Covington County, Alabama, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama, USA 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 William Starling
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 William Starling's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at https://www.WikiTree.com/wiki/McLelland-111 where McLelland-111 is William Starling's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter McLelland-111 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between William Starling 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 William Starling 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 https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/McLelland-111/4 into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of William Starling's family names. Many members share its URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/McLelland-111/10 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 William Starling's family history.

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

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

Tests of William Starling's DNA
If William Starling'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 William Starling'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 William Starling's Trusted List.

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


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

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

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

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