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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for William Perkins Sr

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

William Perkins Sr
20 May 1815 - 22 Jan 1901
Deleware, Pennsylvania, USA

Brother of Caleb George Perkins

Husband of Maria (Forwood) Perkins

Father of Ira Perkins, William Perkins and Oran P Perkins

Joseph Perkins ancestors
03 Sep 1781 - 20 Sep 1851
Brandywine, New Castle, Delaware, USA
Caleb Perkins ancestors
11 Mar 1734 - 28 Jun 1804
* Joseph Perkins Jr ancestors
28 Jul 1689 -
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
* Joseph Perkins Sr more treemore tree ancestors
09 Apr 1661 - abt 1707
* Martha Buswell ancestors
abt 1660 - bef 1707
* Martha Van Bibbens ancestors
abt 1700 - abt 1780
* [Van Bibbens g-g-grandfather?]
* [Van Bibbens g-g-grandmother?]
Catherine Derrickson ancestors
22 Nov 1735 - bef 1804
New Castle, New Castle, Delaware
* [Derrickson great-grandfather?] *
* [Derrickson great-grandmother?] *
Hannah Grubb ancestors
09 Apr 1787 - 18 Aug 1828
Brandywine, New Castle, Delaware, USA
Amer Grubb ancestors
14 Oct 1749 - 26 Sep 1817
New Castle, Delaware
* Joseph Grubb ancestors
1718 - 21 Jun 1751
Brandywine, New Castle, Delaware
* Emanual Grubb more treemore tree ancestors
19 Jul 1682 - 09 Aug 1767
* Ann Hedgecock more tree ancestors
27 Sep 1691 - 24 Jan 1772
* Hannah Ford ancestors
1724 - 1798
Brandywine, New Castle, Delaware
* William Ford more treemore tree ancestors
1700 - 1760
* Ann Baldwin more treemore tree ancestors
1698 -
Ann Buckley ancestors
24 Apr 1755 - 09 Mar 1798
* John Buckley ancestors
16 Oct 1719 - 1799
Bethel, Delaware, Pennsylvania
* Adam Buckley more treemore tree ancestors
08 May 1697 - 29 Dec 1760
* Ann Marten more treemore tree ancestors
Jan 1698 - 1730
* Hannah Clemson ancestors
1726 -
Bethel, Delaware, Province of Pennsylvania
* John Clemson more treemore tree ancestors
1701 - 07 Jan 1794
* Mary Elliot ancestors
abt 1701 -

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

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Ancestor List for William Perkins 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 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's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom William gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for William's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited William'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'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 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 photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for William yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Deleware, Pennsylvania, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Clinton, Putnam, Indiana, 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
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's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Perkins-3512 is William's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Perkins-3512 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between William 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 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 William'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 William's family history.

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

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

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

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit William's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in William 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.


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

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

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